Sweater Weather…

...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…

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Sugar Plum Cowl

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

Baby Set

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

My First Socks

One of the reasons I started knitting was to eventually knit socks. I love seeing everyone's socks (Hermione's EveryDay Socks on Ravelry-22K+ made...I want to make them!) I purchased a Craftsy class to learn how to make them. I watched it. I never made them. I saw Attic 24 make socks with a  teeny tiny … Continue reading My First Socks

Hitchhiker

I finally finished my Hitchhiker Shawl! I started this sooooo long ago. While having lunch with my college roommate, she showed me her completed Hitchhiker and I loved it. Never having worked with any yarn thinner than worsted (while knitting), I was nervous to tackle fingering yarn. I chose to use Lion Brand Mandala in … Continue reading Hitchhiker

Olympic Knitting

This year, I decided to make an Olympic project. Although I completed it after the Closing Ceremony, I am still happy I finished it in quick time. I chose a free pattern from Red Heart-American Pride Knit Cowl. This was a fun project. I learned how to make one left, always nice to learn a … Continue reading Olympic Knitting