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!
A friend of mine recently adopted a two year old girl! It was a long process unfortunately full of obstacles. I couldn't be more thrilled for the entire family. Along with giving them many of Miss ME's baby things (mattress, high chair, etc), I wanted to make the cutie something. She is honestly a fashionista! … Continue reading Fashionista Quilt
Whoo-hooo! Down another 1.5 pounds. Total lost-16 pounds. Only one more pound to reach my Weight Watchers goal (may shoot for another 5 pounds, but I'm keeping this goal official to get my life time status). This week, I tracked everything before I ate it. Eye opening, one bottle of iced tea (which I was … Continue reading Weekly Weigh In
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
I had a tough time finding a book to read this week. Everything I picked up did not hold my interest (4 books from the library and 2 from my kindle stash of books). Then I remembered I had purchased Fannie Flagg's The Whole Town's Talking for my husband last christmas. Elmwood Springs, Missouri, is … Continue reading Yarn Along
I have begun working on my Year of Projects! In my quest to make clothes from patterns, I am starting out with simple store bought patterns for non clothing. I need lots of practice. I would love to take my local sewing studio's Patterns 101 class, but the 6 week class doesn't work with my … Continue reading First Attempt