Little bit of that.... Friends had asked for coffee cozies and I finished them and shipped them out! I used Simplicity 8022 (which I used to make Miss ME PJ bottoms) to make myself a pair. I used the same fabric (different color) that I used to make my Butterick PJ bottoms). This fabric is … Continue reading Little bit of this…
My local yarn shop has closed its doors. I didn't go that often, as I really couldn't afford the yarn sold there, but I would go in for a skein for a special project. I went to the closing sale a few times and bought skeins and needles for 40-70% off (oh, the lovely, squishy, … Continue reading Broken Arrows
While waiting for my book club selection (Lincoln in the Bardo) to come from the library, I reading and listening to some cozy mysteries. I listened to The Sleuth Sisters #2 (Three Sleuths, Two Dogs, One Murder) and now I am listening to #3 (Murder in the Boonies). Although the character of Barb irks me, … Continue reading Yarn Along
After the rush of the holidays, I wanted small, easy, quick projects. I made myself some simple garter stitch fingerless mitts using Woolspun from my stash. I cast on 30 stitches and finished these while watching tv the night before a snow storm. Then I saw Yarnutopia's Wonderfully Warm Mittens blog post and decided … Continue reading Small Projects
2018 is here! I don't have any resolutions or goals beyond doing the things that bring me joy and contentment. On January 1st I sat at my trusty Brother sewing machine and sewed a very simple project. I made Miss ME some new pajama bottoms. This time around, I traced her size rather than cut … Continue reading Sew 2018
Happy 2018! Today, I am joining Shelia at Book Journey for her First Book of the Year. In my 2017 review of my books, I had written that Lincoln in the Bardo was going to be my first book. Best laid plans. While reviewing my Good Reads list, I looked at all the books I … Continue reading First Book of the Year
I finished quite a few projects this year! Knit, Crochet, Quilt and Sewn. Here is a sampling! Happy New Year!