Happy Sunday! Today, an update on my projects: I have finished crocheting my first scrap magic ball. A simple Granny Stripe Afghan (based on the basic pattern by Attic24), this is to use up all my scraps (yarn from my Sampler Shawl, Newsboy Hat, Earl Grey Wrap and others used here) Now on hold until … Continue reading Slow Crafting Sunday
My first favorite is my knitting tote I made from a tea towel my mom gave me. We went to London together, so it brings nice memories to the forefront. My love of tea towels goes back to my mom's mom and I have a collection from her, my mom and my aunt who was … Continue reading Favorite Makes of 2018
I have so many patterns from Make & Do Crew saved to Ravlery it is embarrassing. So, when I saw on Instagram that Jess had a new book , I took a peek. I fell in love with this pattern: I went through my stash and bought a few skeins to complete what I needed … Continue reading C2C
It is finally done! In January I cast on what I was calling my Hagrid's Home Blanket. Called that due to the colors. I found Caron Sprinkle Cakes (color Pecan Fudge) at Michaels on sale for $3.00/skein so I purchased 5 skeins to make a nice weight afghan. This has been my "while I watch … Continue reading Hagrid’s Home Blanket
I really....really want to start making Joji Locatelli's The Easy Bulky One. I purchased the pattern and yarn for this a while ago. However, I am trying to be good and finish some WIPS before I start a new project (or else these WIPS will stay WIPS forever). First up, my Hagrid's Home Blanket. I was … Continue reading WIPS
A while back, I made a flannel quilt top for my husband. I had been promising him a blanket (quilt, crochet or knit) for so long, and this year I finally did it. I used Maywood Studio's Woolies Flannel Neutral 2.5" strips, which I purchased from Missouri Star Quilt Co. The pattern is a simple … Continue reading Flannel Quilt
A while back, a friend gave me a bag of scrap fabric. Miss ME and I pieced together a jelly roll quilt top from that. Miss ME was a big help! I then used scrap fabric from my stash to make a quilt back. Yesterday, I did the quilting. Honestly, I didn't worry about the … Continue reading Scrap Quilt Complete!