Blocking & Boxing

This week, I put my Cleo Tones scarf on the blocking boards! This has been a a nice, relaxing project...although it has taken me a long time to complete. Knitting here and there, mostly while watching TV. The lovely color changes of the Plymouth Yarn Cleo Tones was soothing. This scarf is loosely based on … Continue reading Blocking & Boxing


My last sewing class (until the end of May) was Saturday. We learned how to make a simple stuffed bunny. Simple, but with lots of learning points: making darts, sewing curves, pattern cutting, etc. This bunny was intended for a newborn, so no eyes and I sent the pompom tail incase they wanted to put … Continue reading Learning

Yarny Goodness

I jumped on the Caron Cake bandwagon. I chose Lilac Frosting (cream, beige, lavender and violet). The yarn is soft and I had no problem with the abrupt color changes. I had one knot I needed to cut out, but overall I was pleased. I chose to make a Granny Shawl Scarf designed by Charlene … Continue reading Yarny Goodness


It has been a busy few weeks. I injured my back at work and have had a lot of doctors appointments and Physical Therapy twice a week. I am also getting a property I own ready for sale (hopefully listing in 2 weeks). So, I needed a very simple, no need to think project. Recently … Continue reading Colorblock