...my favorite time of the year! Well, its almost sweater weather. I've taken two weeks away from blogging and enjoyed a trip to Carmel CA and the school year started (one week apart) for each child. (Pebble Beach Golf Resort, 17 Mile Drive and The Carmel Coastline) (Yay! Free time for myself!!) It has been … Continue reading Sweater Weather…
One of the groups I belong to on Ravelry is My Sister's Knitter. Currently, there is a KAL happening-My Sister's Knitter Head, Neck, Feet KAL. Perfect motivation to knit a cowl I had been eyeing for a bit, the Sugar Plum Cowl (free pattern). In the past few months a Hobby Lobby opened near my … Continue reading Sugar Plum Cowl
Another co-worker is expecting a grandchild! So, instead of the quilt I was planning on making, I decided to tackle a baby sweater. My thinking was that a newborn size sweater wouldn't take too long and it would help me understand the construction of a simple cardigan. I was right! I finished it super quick. … Continue reading Baby Set
Like so many yarn addicts out there, I was always seeing ads for Darn Good Yarn's subscription box. However, I never bit the bullet. Then I saw a story on how the company is employing people via The ARC and that changed everything. If you are not familiar with The ARC (and unless you have … Continue reading Darn Good Yarn
Although I am on a quest to find the right fit for the Cleo Skirt, I have taken a break from that skirt. I purchased the Gypsum Skirt pattern from Sew Liberated (during its launch sale). I had also purchased fabric from So Sew English Fabrics during a 50% off bundle sale (keep watch on … Continue reading Gypsum Skirt
Two items on my Year Of Projects list are to make a new work tote and complete my stitch sampler wrap. This week I worked on both. First, my tote bag. A few weeks ago I saw a YouTube video by Midnight Quilt Show about using stash fabric to create a tote. Turns out, the … Continue reading Works In Progress
Today, I had a baby sitter for a few hours. After FOREVER, my first socks are done! Marly Bird had a great KAL, My First Socks. She had both written pattern and video tutorials for a pair of worsted weight socks. All I can say is thank goodness these were worsted weight or I may … Continue reading My First Socks-Complete!