A rainy, gray day. Perfect day to finish my Scrappy Granny Afghan made with magic yarn balls. Made up of different weight and material yarn, I used up a lot of half skeins and left overs (yay!!!). In addition I used an entire skein of Yarn Bee Dee-Lish Boutique in Mousse Along and one skein … Continue reading Scrappy Granny
Zippers...my nemesis! I am determined to conquer them on simple projects before using them in clothing. So, using my trusty School of Sewing book, I made two pouches. First up, I needed a small pouch to carry in my tote bag. I have switched to carrying a tote bag instead of a cross body bag … Continue reading Zippers
I finished my Drea Renee Knits Nightshift Shawl! Made from stash yarn, I am pleased with how it turned out! Details: Colors: A Swarthy Parrot Fish (blue variegated) (used entire skein) B HiKoo White C Manos Grey D Nice & Knit Capsize (orange) E Hikoo Marbled Gray F Nice & Knit Dockside (gold) I particularly … Continue reading Finished!
Good Morning! My last post was *YIKES* in mid-March. Things just became very hectic around here and I blinked and boom, it was April. (Two kiddos hit by a nasty stomach bug stinks...but everyone is feeling better now!) I've continued to work on my scrapy magic ball afghan and I think one more ball will … Continue reading Social Media Break
I finished The Library Book by Susan Orlean. A very enjoyable and educational read. I liked that the book moved back and forth between the 1986 fire/investigation and the history of the library. I found myself going online to find pictures of the art, architecture and additional background on the fire. I recommend this book. … Continue reading Book Date
My sewing machine has been collecting dust lately. So when I saw this cute tutorial by Sewspire, I decided to make a quick project. I went into my stash, found some cute fabric and started making this sock knitting bag. Then all heck hit the fan. My sewing machine made a weird sound and when … Continue reading The cute and the bad
It has honestly been a pleasure to work on my Nightshift Shawl! I chose all stash yarn and they are working surprisingly well together (purchased at deep discounts, searching sale bins, etc.) My yarns are: A-Queensland Collection Brisbane Color 08 (blues/purples/reds) B-SimpliWorsted White C-Manos Del Uruguay Sand D-Nice & Knit Capsize (orange) E-SimpliWorsted Gray Speckled … Continue reading Nightshift Progress