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 while back I purchased Simplicity 8358 and decided to give it a try. Now, I'm new to following paper patterns and I don't tend to make anything that isn't straight lines (even those are tough for me!). I happened to have orange and grey flannel in my stash, so I gave the fox … Continue reading Foxes
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
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 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
Yesterday, I went to Joann's Fabrics because there was a coupon for 50% off all knitting needles and crochet hooks. Who couldn't use more needles and hooks? I also had a 50% off a regular price item. As I looked at the hooks, I saw Buttercream Thick & Thin yarn and was reminded of All … Continue reading Scarves & Cowls Oh My
My son E turned FIVE this past Wednesday! I can't believe my baby is five! He has faced so many challenges and works so hard everyday. We couldn't be prouder of him. Years ago a friend of mine gave us a train table (as E has always been obsessed with Thomas the Tank Engine). The … Continue reading Birthday Crafting