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 

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

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 

Afghans/Blankets

Cozy Memories Blanket Update. 

I can't believe that another three months flew by that fast! The year is almost half over and Christmas is six months from today. I've been really busy with life and kids and it seems like I haven't had any quiet time to pop on here to post or read other blogs in a while. … Continue reading Cozy Memories Blanket Update. 

Misc. Crafts

Stash Basket 

My Grandma gave me some vintage rug yarn that was made of polyester and cotton. I knew that I wasn't going to be able to make a garment or any like that with the yarn but I thought that I might be able to use it. The other day I pulled it out and whipped… Continue reading Stash Basket 

Box0Sox, KAL/CAL, Socks

Bright & Cheery For My Dark Soul 

Hello All! Wow! Summer has arrived! It has been so hot and dry these last few weeks. My yard and landscaping are dead but the stinky tree is still alive and well.  The other day my daughter over heard me saying that my newest socks will be bright and cheery in the dead of our… Continue reading Bright & Cheery For My Dark Soul 

Afghans/Blankets

Modern Granny Rectangular Afghan 

This Afghan was really fun to make. I started it in February and worked about four rounds before loosing interest in it. I picked it up a few days ago and sailed through it. I've never crochet an afghan like this before but I have already started a second afghan. This pattern made a really sturdy,… Continue reading Modern Granny Rectangular Afghan 

Allergies, Box0Sox, Socks

Melted Crayon Socks 

Wow! I love how these socks turned out. This is the last skein of my anniversary yarn. It took me a while to figure out what I wanted to knit with it. I think that they make great cheery socks. The ribbing that I added makes them extra soft and squishy.  RAVELRY NOTES RECIPIENT: me… Continue reading Melted Crayon Socks 

Charitable Donations, Hat

Donation Hat 

My donation hat for the Month of May was an interesting knit. It offered a little challenge but it wasn't really difficult once I figured out the chart. I love the texture of this hat. RAVELRY NOTES RECIPIENT: donation hat PATTERN: Tweedy Honeycomb Toque SIZE: one size STARTED: May 19th COMPLETED: May 21st YARN: Knit… Continue reading Donation Hat 

Afghans/Blankets, Handmade Gifts

Baby Blanket 

I made this cute textured blanket for my cousin's 9th child. I really wanted a practical baby gift that would see a lot of use. I made it a little larger than the pattern called for so hopefully the little guy will get some use out of it for the next few years. It's funny… Continue reading Baby Blanket 

Box0Sox, KAL/CAL, Socks, The New York Collection

Grand Central Socks 

Hey All! I've had another productive crafting week. I've finished this pair of socks and I've knit four dishcloths. The weather hasn't been the greatest but hey that's spring in the Midwest. I received some good news and not so great news since my last post about our refrigerator that decided to die on April… Continue reading Grand Central Socks