I have completed part two of Look At What I Made's Charlotte Square and I love it! I used Esther's video tutorial for to do the first triangle, then used LAWIM's written/photo tutorial to do the remaining three triangles. Each section was a very quick project with variety to keep it interesting! Clusters, puff stitches, … Continue reading Charlotte Part 2
I always like to have a baby blanket or two finished (or started) in my stash. You never know when someone's daughter, a coworker or a family friend will announce they are expecting. A while back I started a corner to corner (C2C) baby blanket, but never finished it. Recently, a coworker had a baby … Continue reading Completion
I finished Molly Ringwald's When it Happens to You. For a book that includes hard topics such as infidelity, death and gender identity, I really enjoyed it. This weeks reads are: On my Kindle, Carrie Fisher's Shockaholic It’s been a roller coaster of a few years for Carrie since her Tony- and Emmy-nominated, one-woman Broadway … Continue reading Yarn Along
In June, Dedri at Look At What I Made revealed her Joy's Journey Afghan. In her post she mentioned that she designed this blanket and kit (found here) for Alzheimer and Dementia patients. Recently, my aunt entered a care facility for Alzheimers. Although this was a difficult decision for her family to make, it has … Continue reading A Simple Lapghan
A lovely friend of mine is expecting her second child this fall, a girl! So I searched for a simple, sweet pattern for a car seat blanket. I had four skeins of Lion Brand Tweed Stripes in Luau (primarily pink) and searched the Lion Brand website for a pattern. The Easy Stripes Baby Throw looked … Continue reading Sweet Blanket
My last Yarn Along post stated I was going to read Liane Moriarty's newest book-Truely, Madly, Guilty. Well, it never happened. Basically, because the new Harry Potter came out! So, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child was quickly downloaded and read. Not as good as the original series (what could be?), but enjoyable none-the-less! Next … Continue reading Yarn Along
Back in December I posted that I would be making a Mermaid Tail Afghan for a friend's two year old. After many stops and starts, it is finally finished! A big Thank You to Nadia at Yarnutopia for this free pattern and great video tutorial. It was easy to follow and made an adorable blanket. … Continue reading Finally Finished!