This weeks project has been adding to my Charlotte afghan. At this point, I am choosing stitches as each row begins. I am loving how it is growing. My daughter, Miss ME, loves it too and keeps asking if she can have it when I am done. This week, I am almost done with my … Continue reading Yarning Along with Charlotte
Yesterday I went on a trip to NYC! My sewing studio (The Creative Sewing Studio) hosted a bus trip to the Garment District. Myself and two friends went and had a great time. Before leaving, our instructor let us know that within a few years the Garment District will basically be no more. Rents are … Continue reading Changing Landscape
Last week I posted that I was working on a free Ravelry pattern, Debut. I have finished! I enjoyed making this very much. A great pattern for a new knitter, not complicated but more advanced than straight garter stitch. I liked working with the Red Heart With Love Stripes yarn. I used approximately 1.5 skeins. … Continue reading Debut
Last week a friend gave me a bag of scrap fabric. My intention had been to make a quilt for charity. I washed and ironed all the fabric then set about cutting strips. Miss ME joined me and was actually quite helpful (she now has her own "bag of scraps"!) Then, she helped me mix … Continue reading Scrappy Quilt
Once again, sadly once again, I have found myself in need of mindless distraction from the world. So, along with some movies on Netflix (finally watched Beauty and the Beast), I am reading another Aurora Teagarden mystery. Sleepless nights, a cross-country chase and a temporary stint at motherhood all turn newlywed Aurora Teagarden's life upside … Continue reading Yarn Along
First, my First! My First Garment! A simple tank. Is it perfect? Nope! Am I pleased with it? Yup! (This was a project on my Year of Projects) My neck and arm hole binding is far from perfect, but it fits 😉 It totally needs to be worn under a sweater, but since I LOVE … Continue reading Yarn Along and a First!
For a long time, I have been writing that I am going to make my husband a blanket. I've started a crochet one... I started another crochet one.... I have yet to finish either one. For his birthday this year (a biggie-50!), we bought him a nice, comfy leather recliner. So I searched online for … Continue reading Cozy Flannel