Sweaters

Flax Sweater No. 3 

Hey all! Last week I was knitting like crazy trying to finish this sweater in time to share on Friday. However, I ended up binding off the last few stitches at 12:07 AM on Saturday but I knit this sweater in 12 days. 12 DAYS!!! I'm so ready for winter and colder weather all I… Continue reading Flax Sweater No. 3 

Handmade Gifts, Kitchen Items

Dishcloths 

I've been knitting these dishcloths since the beginning of the year. I plan to use this bunch as Christmas gifts. I still a have a bunch of cotton yarn left so I plan to make some for my kitchen and some to sell too. Here's a list of the patterns incase anyone is interested 13 Grandmother's Favorite… Continue reading Dishcloths 

Foot Injury, LETTERS HOME

I’ve ditched the boot 

Hey all! I thought that I'd hop on and give a little sprained foot/ankle update. A month ago today I tripped over a rain gutter and twisted it badly. I'm finally out of the boot and walking around somewhat normally. It still hurts after I've been on my feet for a while. It also hurts… Continue reading I’ve ditched the boot 

Grieving Loved Ones

17 years

My father passed away 17 years ago today in a tragic motorcycle accident. Just yesterday I was thinking that he's been gone almost half of my life. He's been gone all of my children's lives. There are so many things that I'd like to say but there really aren't enough words in the English language… Continue reading 17 years

Foot Injury, Goals, LETTERS HOME

August Goals 

Christmas in July *BOLD - FINNISHED *ITALICS - STARTED *STRIKE THROUGH - REMOVED FROM LIST Create a donation item Knit July Socks Knit my cozy memory block Finish up Christmas gift list: mittens, sport weight socks, Christmas Stockings, hats, dishcloths  The month of July was a little more successful than I had thought it was.… Continue reading August Goals 

Box0Sox, Foot Injury, KAL/CAL, LETTERS HOME, Socks

Rose City Rollers

Hello All!!! I finally finished a project! I'm so excited 😆 Even better news!!! I can hobble around the house without the boot on!!! The arch of my foot is still sensitive when walking but my toes and ankle feel so much better. I haven't tried walking outside or downstairs without the boot yet. It's… Continue reading Rose City Rollers

Foot Injury, LETTERS HOME

Another week goes by

Well, my foot is slowly improving! I've had more pain and discomfort in my foot this week but thankfully it hasn't been continuously hurting. I've noticed while resting that the arch of my foot starts burning almost like when your foot falls asleep but with more discomfort. It's also very sensitive across my toes and… Continue reading Another week goes by

Foot Injury, LETTERS HOME

I’ve turned into a book worm

I'm slowly improving. My foot is feeling much better although I still can't walk on it without the boot on. The pain in my wrist and hand comes and goes. I've been able to knit some but not nearly what I'd like too. I'm pretty sure that the source of my pain is a pinched… Continue reading I’ve turned into a book worm

Foot Injury, LETTERS HOME

Ankle/Foot Update 

So I went to the doctor last night and found out that my foot isn't broken! It's just a really bad sprain. The swelling has gone done some and it's starting to feel slightly better but it still really hurts to walk.  The pictures starting at the top left show how swollen it started out… Continue reading Ankle/Foot Update 

Brittany, Grieving Loved Ones

Happy Birthday in Heaven Sissy 

Today would have been Brittany's 28th birthday 

Foot Injury, LETTERS HOME

Ouch!!! 

Saturday night after watching a NASCAR race (my driver won) my hubby and I were sitting outside enjoying the much cooler air. We heard loud music coming from behind our house so I decided to walk out back and investigate. However, I never made it to the back yard. I tripped over one of our… Continue reading Ouch!!! 

Charitable Donations, Handmade Gifts, Hat

Hats 

Hey all! I hope that you had a happy and safe Independents Day. We didn't do a whole lot but we did grill out.  I also spent a good amount of time with yarn in my hands and I have a couple new hats to show for it. This first hat will be donated to… Continue reading Hats 

Shawls

Mara Shawl 

Happy Independence Day!!!  Here we are right in the middle of a hot and dry summer and I'm knitting heavy duty shawls with worsted weight yarn.  I have all of my stash listed on Ravelry and lately I've been scrolling to the bottom of my list to find my oldest yarns. I've been doing really… Continue reading Mara Shawl