Last week I posted that I was working on a free Ravelry pattern, Debut. I have finished! I enjoyed making this very much. A great pattern for a new knitter, not complicated but more advanced than straight garter stitch. I liked working with the Red Heart With Love Stripes yarn. I used approximately 1.5 skeins. … Continue reading Debut
Once again, sadly once again, I have found myself in need of mindless distraction from the world. So, along with some movies on Netflix (finally watched Beauty and the Beast), I am reading another Aurora Teagarden mystery. Sleepless nights, a cross-country chase and a temporary stint at motherhood all turn newlywed Aurora Teagarden's life upside … Continue reading Yarn Along
This was a productive week! I finished my hat made from Quince & Co. yarn. A simple hat using simple knit and purl rows (inspired by a store bought hat a friend wore over the winter). I finally found a hat that my purple Lion Brand fur pompom worked with! This hat is for me … Continue reading A Productive Week!
It has been a crazy two weeks. End of summer, kids starting school, etc. Not much crafting going on (sewing is on hold until the kids are both back in school, Miss ME starts this Monday). I did manage to make some basic hats for charity though. Up first, a simple beanie using up a … Continue reading Hats, Hats and More Hats
Many moons ago, I saw Purl Soho's Color Tipped Scarf. I loved it! Sat in my Ravelry queue for-everrrr. It wasn't until I saw the completed scarf made by Stephanie at Wooly Cakes and Wooden Spoons that I knew I had to make it (granted, it still took me a long time to cast on). … Continue reading Finished Color Tipped Scarf!
I finished Fannie Flagg's The Whole Town's Talking and I really enjoyed it. The final chapters were melancholy, but I really enjoyed reading about the folks of Elmwood Springs again. I would be happy to pass on my copy to anyone interested-have post office, will mail! This week I am reading two books. First is … Continue reading Yarn Along
I love my original Moutarde tas project bag so much, I made a second one! My first one (pictured above) was made with Patons Classic Wool and is a sweet size. I use it often when making small crochet and knitting projects (fits well in my work bag). I had trouble picking up stitches (this … Continue reading Moutarde Tas Part Deux