Silver Linings

I love magazines. Knitting, crochet, sewing, cooking, running and pop culture. I have this grand idea that I will cook recipes, knit items and sew fun things from patterns in the magazines. However, I rarely do it. I tried to change that this week. I chose a simple coaster pattern from Simply Sewing (I love … Continue reading Silver Linings

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Quilting

A long, long time ago, I made some squares to make a baby quilt for a friend (well about 2 months ago). I finally worked on it this weekend. I was going to make a stroller size quilt, but had some issues putting my blocks together (as in, I didn't pay attention and didn't want to … Continue reading Quilting

WIP Wednesday

It has been a slow crafting week. Instead, I've been doing a great deal of work outside mulching, planting, playing in the sunshine with the kids and reading on the deck. It has been nice to be outside. I have been slowly adding to my Faux Fair Isle Poncho each night though. I decided to … Continue reading WIP Wednesday

Faux Fair Isle

This is school vacation week, so my socks are on hold until the kids start back at school. Simply stated, I need to concentrate on the socks and Miss ME and E don't allow that to happen. A while back, Marly Bird introduced Red Heart SuperSaver Fair Isle yarn. I saw it on sale at … Continue reading Faux Fair Isle

My First Heel

I have completed Week #3 of Marly Bird's KAL. This has been a great learning experience and finally got me to cast on socks! The stitch pattern is Eye of Partridge. This section went very quickly, so now I am awaiting Week #4's instructions. I am so glad I cast on both socks. It will … Continue reading My First Heel

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