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
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
We had a successful, fun Halloween! This is our first year trick or treating and both kids did well! Miss Mary had a blast and Eamon even went to a few houses (he was more interested in all the decorations). Our street does not get trick or treaters so we went to a street in … Continue reading Happy Halloween!
Oh Lord...... I am trying to read this book. Really, I am. I don't know what it is, I am struggling. I know its just me, but I feel like mid paragraph there will be a random sentence that doesn't make sense and I go "HUH???". I get lost in those paragraphs. But, I'm sticking … Continue reading Book Date
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
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
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