This was a productive week! I finished my hat made from Quince & Co. yarn. A simple hat using simple knit and purl rows (inspired by a store bought hat a friend wore over the winter). I finally found a hat that my purple Lion Brand fur pompom worked with! This hat is for me … Continue reading A Productive Week!
It has been a crazy two weeks. End of summer, kids starting school, etc. Not much crafting going on (sewing is on hold until the kids are both back in school, Miss ME starts this Monday). I did manage to make some basic hats for charity though. Up first, a simple beanie using up a … Continue reading Hats, Hats and More Hats
One of the charities I like to give to, is Hooking for the Homeless (which is located in New Hampshire). If you follow them on Facebook, they post links to (usually) free patterns including knitting, crocheting and sewing. If you are local (which I am not), they also have meet ups to sit and create. … Continue reading Stash Busting for Charity (again)
A while back, I saw this hat posted on Ravelry. I loved the cat hat and I LOVED the yarn from Hedgehog Fibers. Unfortunately, no shop near me sells Hedgehog and, honestly, I didn't want to spend a lot of cash on more yarn. One day, while walking through Joann's, I saw Big Twist Sincerely … Continue reading Lemonade from Lemons
This week, I put my Cleo Tones scarf on the blocking boards! This has been a a nice, relaxing project...although it has taken me a long time to complete. Knitting here and there, mostly while watching TV. The lovely color changes of the Plymouth Yarn Cleo Tones was soothing. This scarf is loosely based on … Continue reading Blocking & Boxing
Yay for my library's Overdrive! I have had Lisa Gardner's Find Her (Detective D.D. Warren #8) on my hold list forever and it finally came in! Flora Dane is a victim. Seven years ago, carefree college student Flora was kidnapped while on spring break. For 472 days, Flora learned just how much one person can … Continue reading Yarn Along
I had a lot of yarn left over from the kid's Harry Potter Crochet Cable hat, so I decided to make myself a Harry Potter inspired hat. I didn't want the traditional HP stripes, so I went for random stranding color work. The basic pattern is from Charmed Knits by Alison Hansel, the House Hat … Continue reading Stranding