Stitch Sampler Love

I love, love, love this finished object! On June 21st I cast on the Stitch Sampler Shawl, a free pattern on Ravlery (designer: On This Day Designs). I had planned on finishing this prior to a trip I had planned to California in September. I was knitting away... ...however, life got in the way and … Continue reading Stitch Sampler Love

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Evolution of a sweater

A long time ago (well, maybe a year ago), I purchased JoJi's The Easy Bulky One Pattern. Reading the description, I thought it would be the perfect first sweater. Plus, Joji was having a KAL for this pattern. After working an eight hour call shift, I treated myself to the yarn called for in the … Continue reading Evolution of a sweater

Gryffindor

Wayyyy back in August, I started a Harry Potter Gryffindor inspired scarf. I had intended it to be a long, fringed scarf. However, in all honesty, I became bored knitting it. So instead I made it into a cowl! I believe I cast on 70 stitches and knit 20 rows of each color. I used … Continue reading Gryffindor

Charity Sewing

Time to fill up my charity box! Via Pinterest I found this diagram (TheGatorProject.org): So off I went stash diving. I cut out several pieces of fleece (left over from my kid's blankets I made last year). I cut the instructed size, made sure my stretch was going the correct way and went to zigzag … Continue reading Charity Sewing

Book Date

My reading has slowed down a bit as has my audiobook listening. I have found it hard to find either thing that grabs my attention. Although I say that, I have become slightly obsessed with Kristan Higgins. After finishing Now That You Mention It, I immediately  picked up On Second Thought. Ainsley O’Leary is so … Continue reading Book Date