This weeks project is the super popular Hitchhiker Shawl by Martina Behm (found on Ravely). My roommate from college, Miss Jennifer, told me I had to make it. Hers was so lovely, made in fingering weight yarn. As a newish knitter, fingering weight yarn intimidates me...it would take me FOREVER to finish. So, I had a … Continue reading “Hitchhiking” Through L.A.
This weeks project has been adding to my Charlotte afghan. At this point, I am choosing stitches as each row begins. I am loving how it is growing. My daughter, Miss ME, loves it too and keeps asking if she can have it when I am done. This week, I am almost done with my … Continue reading Yarning Along with Charlotte
Once again, sadly once again, I have found myself in need of mindless distraction from the world. So, along with some movies on Netflix (finally watched Beauty and the Beast), I am reading another Aurora Teagarden mystery. Sleepless nights, a cross-country chase and a temporary stint at motherhood all turn newlywed Aurora Teagarden's life upside … Continue reading Yarn Along
First, my First! My First Garment! A simple tank. Is it perfect? Nope! Am I pleased with it? Yup! (This was a project on my Year of Projects) My neck and arm hole binding is far from perfect, but it fits 😉 It totally needs to be worn under a sweater, but since I LOVE … Continue reading Yarn Along and a First!
This weeks read is Along the Infinite Sea by Beatriz Williams. Each of the three Schuyler sisters has her own world-class problems, but in the autumn of 1966, Pepper Schuyler's problems are in a class of their own. When Pepper fixes up a beautiful and rare vintage Mercedes and sells it at auction, she thinks … Continue reading Yarn Along
Whoo-hooo! Down another 1.5 pounds. Total lost-16 pounds. Only one more pound to reach my Weight Watchers goal (may shoot for another 5 pounds, but I'm keeping this goal official to get my life time status). This week, I tracked everything before I ate it. Eye opening, one bottle of iced tea (which I was … Continue reading Weekly Weigh In
I finished Fannie Flagg's The Whole Town's Talking and I really enjoyed it. The final chapters were melancholy, but I really enjoyed reading about the folks of Elmwood Springs again. I would be happy to pass on my copy to anyone interested-have post office, will mail! This week I am reading two books. First is … Continue reading Yarn Along