This was a productive week! I finished my hat made from Quince & Co. yarn. A simple hat using simple knit and purl rows (inspired by a store bought hat a friend wore over the winter). I finally found a hat that my purple Lion Brand fur pompom worked with! This hat is for me … Continue reading A Productive Week!
This weeks read is Along the Infinite Sea by Beatriz Williams. Each of the three Schuyler sisters has her own world-class problems, but in the autumn of 1966, Pepper Schuyler's problems are in a class of their own. When Pepper fixes up a beautiful and rare vintage Mercedes and sells it at auction, she thinks … Continue reading Yarn Along
It has been a crazy two weeks. End of summer, kids starting school, etc. Not much crafting going on (sewing is on hold until the kids are both back in school, Miss ME starts this Monday). I did manage to make some basic hats for charity though. Up first, a simple beanie using up a … Continue reading Hats, Hats and More Hats
I finished reading On Turpentine Lane and I really enjoyed it! If the main character had gone a different way when dealing with her "fiancé", I probably would have put the book down, but it was a fun quick read. As I predicted, I am reading The Radium Girls here and there. It is not, … Continue reading Yarn Along
Many moons ago, I saw Purl Soho's Color Tipped Scarf. I loved it! Sat in my Ravelry queue for-everrrr. It wasn't until I saw the completed scarf made by Stephanie at Wooly Cakes and Wooden Spoons that I knew I had to make it (granted, it still took me a long time to cast on). … Continue reading Finished Color Tipped Scarf!
A while back I purchased Simplicity 8358 and decided to give it a try. Now, I'm new to following paper patterns and I don't tend to make anything that isn't straight lines (even those are tough for me!). I happened to have orange and grey flannel in my stash, so I gave the fox … Continue reading Foxes
A friend of mine recently adopted a two year old girl! It was a long process unfortunately full of obstacles. I couldn't be more thrilled for the entire family. Along with giving them many of Miss ME's baby things (mattress, high chair, etc), I wanted to make the cutie something. She is honestly a fashionista! … Continue reading Fashionista Quilt