Malia CAL

Continuing along with Little Monkeys Crochet Malia CAL, I have started a Malia Ear warmer. Now, due to my not paying attention (at all), I started making the pattern and realized I hadn't even made it to the pattern yet. What the heck do I mean? I mean I made the gauge swatch thinking that … Continue reading Malia CAL


Malia CAL

I have long admired Rebecca Langford's (aka Little Monkeys Crochet) crochet designs. Two of my favorite baby blanket patterns are hers: Call The Midwife Comfy Squares I made both for my cousin's son and my finished projects can be found here. Across my FB feed came Little Monkeys Crochet's new CAL, the Malia CAL. There … Continue reading Malia CAL

Yarn Along

Two weeks ago I posted that I was reading The Nest (currently on the NY Times Best Seller list).   Well, I'm not sure why it is on that list.  I found it utterly forgettable. Not bad, not good either. Oh well, you never lose when you borrow books from the library! This week choice … Continue reading Yarn Along


I am currently joining Melody's-Makings Mini Create-A-Long.  A short two week mystery crochet and knit along. There is a Ravelry group where tips and help are posted along with people's pictures of their works in progress. For all my CAL/KAL's this year, I am hoping to use only stash yarn. For this project (which called … Continue reading Create-A-Long

2016 Goals

Happy New Year! I don't like to make New Year's resolutions, but rather make New Year's Goals. Here are some for 2016: Run twice a week-rather than setting milage goals Re-join my local YMCA and start going to spin classes again Run five 5Ks-Bailey's Run for Autism, OFTM 5K, Doyle's 5Miler, Local YMCA 5K, last … Continue reading 2016 Goals