One of the charities I like to give to, is Hooking for the Homeless (which is located in New Hampshire). If you follow them on Facebook, they post links to (usually) free patterns including knitting, crocheting and sewing. If you are local (which I am not), they also have meet ups to sit and create. … Continue reading Stash Busting for Charity (again)
A while back, I saw this hat posted on Ravelry. I loved the cat hat and I LOVED the yarn from Hedgehog Fibers. Unfortunately, no shop near me sells Hedgehog and, honestly, I didn't want to spend a lot of cash on more yarn. One day, while walking through Joann's, I saw Big Twist Sincerely … Continue reading Lemonade from Lemons
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
Yay for my library's Overdrive! I have had Lisa Gardner's Find Her (Detective D.D. Warren #8) on my hold list forever and it finally came in! Flora Dane is a victim. Seven years ago, carefree college student Flora was kidnapped while on spring break. For 472 days, Flora learned just how much one person can … Continue reading Yarn Along
I had a lot of yarn left over from the kid's Harry Potter Crochet Cable hat, so I decided to make myself a Harry Potter inspired hat. I didn't want the traditional HP stripes, so I went for random stranding color work. The basic pattern is from Charmed Knits by Alison Hansel, the House Hat … Continue reading Stranding
I love Harry Potter. I loved all the books and I love, love, love listening to Jim Dale narrate the audiobooks (if you haven't listened to them, you really should!). The Ravelry Group, Inside Number 23, is having a year long Harry Potter KAL. Any knit, crochet, or yarn related Harry Potter inspired project is … Continue reading Harry Potter Love
I made a hat! I made a hat in the round! I made a hat in the round with worsted weight and NOT chunky weight! I'm on top of the world! Well, maybe not on top of the word, but I am pretty stoked! I used Patons Work Sock Hat pattern. I liked this pattern … Continue reading Success!