Afghans/Blankets · Cross Stitch · End of Year Review · Handmade Gifts · Hats · Kitchen Items · Market Bag · Mittens/Gloves · Shawls · Socks · Sweaters

Crafts of 2018

Greetings! I usually wait until the last minute to post my year end reviews but this year I'm going to do it early because I don't see myself finishing a project in the next few days. I ordered a new yarn storage system from Amazon last night. I plan on cleaning out every nook and… Continue reading Crafts of 2018

Advent · Afghans/Blankets · Christmas · Christmas 2018 · Christmas Decorations · End of Year Review · Handmade Gifts · Hats · Mittens/Gloves · Saint Nicholas Day · Shawls · Socks

Christmas Gifts 2018

🎄 Merry Christmas from my family to yours 🎁 Here's a photo collage of the things that I made and gifted for Christmas, Advent, & Saint Nicolas Day this year! More information can be found in my Ravelry pages. There were also a few dishcloths and scrubbies that were gifted but not included in the… Continue reading Christmas Gifts 2018

Advent · Afghans/Blankets · Christmas · Christmas 2018 · Christmas Decorations

Advent Blanket Squares 2018

I turned my Advent Calendar yarn into blanket squares. I think that I will add a white border around the squares for Xmas in a July. Hopefully then I will have an idea of how many squares I will need for a blanket. I'm thinking that it will take at least two advent seasons to… Continue reading Advent Blanket Squares 2018


Lily Blanket Border

My Grandma gave me this blanket a while back and I just knew that I needed to dress it up a bit. These aren't the best pictures but I can't put anything on the floor for too long or the puppy will eat it. FYI puppies are like babies! Everything ends up in their mouth.… Continue reading Lily Blanket Border

Advent · Afghans/Blankets · Christmas · Christmas 2018 · Christmas Decorations

The First Day of Advent

I have five advent calendars in my house this year although I only stuffed four of them with gifts. I purchased two of these advent calendars one for my hubby and I! This one is stuffed with candy and a few handmade ornaments for my Hubby. I picked up this little basket at the dollar… Continue reading The First Day of Advent

Afghans/Blankets · Christmas 2018

A blanket for Grandma & Grandpa

I had to wait a while to post this project because the recipients are blog readers. HEY GRANDMA & GRANDPA 🥰 Now that it has been gifted I can share it's squishy soft goodness! This crochet pattern has become my favorite go to for blankets! RAVELRY NOTES: GIFT RECIPIENT: Grandma & Grandpa PATTERN: Modern Granny… Continue reading A blanket for Grandma & Grandpa

Afghans/Blankets · Christmas · Christmas 2018 · Craft Supplies

Happy Belated Anniversary to Me

I showed you all the socks that I knit for my Hubbies Anniversary gift. As well as the sign that I had made for him. I wish I could paint like this. And look at the cool bag that he bought me! I've wanted a Fringe Supply bag for a long time! They are a… Continue reading Happy Belated Anniversary to Me

Afghans/Blankets · Recycled Yarn · Tutorials

Recycled Jeans Blanket

I've been collecting old jeans from family members to recycle into a unique blanket. I don't know that I will use it as a blanket but I think that it will make a cool photo prop for my knitting pictures. This is my progress after adding the recycled denim yarn from one pair of jeans.… Continue reading Recycled Jeans Blanket

Afghans/Blankets · LETTERS HOME

LETTERS HOME 2018: Wordless Wednesday

Afghans/Blankets · Handmade Gifts

My First Corner to Corner Blanket

A few months ago a dear friend asked me to make a baby blanket for a new grandchild. Yay for new babies. I wasn't going to say no. RAVELRY NOTES: GIFT RECIPIENT: Sherry's Grand baby PATTERN: Crochet Casserole C2C Blanket Maria Bittner SIZE: toddler/small child STARTED: November 28th 2017 COMPLETED: February 18th 2018 YARN: Knit… Continue reading My First Corner to Corner Blanket

Afghans/Blankets · End of Year Review · Goals

Cozy Memory Blanket

RAVELRY NOTES: GIFT RECIPIENT: Kitties PATTERN: The Coziest Memory by Kemper Wray *free on Ravelry SIZE: toddler STARTED: December 2016 COMPLETED: December 2017 YARN: Scraps HANDDYED: some YARDAGE: 1982 WEIGHT: 15.13 ounces NEEDLES: 3.00 mm/US 2.5 MODIFICATIONS: 46 sts knit 7 rows of white before starting color

Afghans/Blankets · Christmas 2017 · Handmade Gifts

Pink Modern Granny

I finally feel like I can breathe a sigh of relief. I have finally finished my craft sale items for this year. I do have a few must finish things by the end of the month but it finally feels like the weight and stress has lifted. I have an advent calendar in progress for… Continue reading Pink Modern Granny

Afghans/Blankets · Christmas 2017 · Handmade Gifts

Blue Modern Granny Afghan

Wow, another crazy busy week has gone by. I am so happy to have my house back to normal yet at the same time it is still off kilter because I am devoting all of my time into finishing craft sale items. Household chores... Who has time for that? I'm excited for the craft sale… Continue reading Blue Modern Granny Afghan