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 

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 

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 

Handmade Gifts, Socks

Sport Socks 

Hello all! My kids have been on Spring break the last few days and my free time really took a nose dive. We have been cleaning out closets and reorganizing some of the house.  The Spring break weather has been nice for the most part. Saturday it was 80° and beautiful Monday morning we woke… Continue reading Sport Socks 

Handmade Gifts, Socks

Striped Blueberry Waffle Socks 

Last week I was super productive. I managed to finish three pairs of socks, a cat blanket, and I made some stitch markers and progress keepers. I was pretty happy with all of the progress and then I woke up Friday morning with a sore throat and by Saturday I was pretty sure that it… Continue reading Striped Blueberry Waffle Socks 

Handmade Gifts, Socks

Sport Socks 

Good Morning! It sure is a bright and sunny day!!!  I decided to try something different with these socks. I have never knit sport weight socks before and now I can see why people enjoy it so much. These worked up really fast. I intend on giving them as a Christmas gift to my Momma!… Continue reading Sport Socks 

Christmas, Handmade Gifts, Sweaters

Baby Flax

I feel like I have been knitting and crocheting a lot the last few weeks but since most of the items that I have worked on have been big projects it feels like I have made little to no progress. On top of that I have been battling a cold/sinus infection for close to a… Continue reading Baby Flax

Christmas, Handmade Gifts

The First FO of the year

Ironically my first finished object of the year is Christmas gift for 2017. I started it on Christmas Eve. I wanted to start something Christmasy but yet girly and I think that I managed to pull off both. It's a pink striped Christmas stocking that will go to my cousin's baby for her second Christmas.… Continue reading The First FO of the year

Handmade Gifts, Socks

Rainbow socks

WOW, another crazy week has gone by and we are that much closer to Christmas. Luckily I have a few extra days to prepare to host the In-laws Christmas over New Years. Like my new matchy matchy socks? I knit the ones with orange heels for myself and the other pair for my Great Aunt.… Continue reading Rainbow socks

Afghans/Blankets, Handmade Gifts

Granny Stripe Afghan

  The afghan is so big that it takes up most of my living room floor but I am really happy with how it turned out. RAVELRY NOTES PATTERN: Granny Stripes by Lucy of Attic24 STARTED: November 30th 2016 COMPLETED: December 8th of 2016 YARN: Tan - Red Heart Super Saver in the shade of… Continue reading Granny Stripe Afghan

Handmade Gifts, Hat

Orange Barley Hat

I think that I just might have the barley hats out of my system. I love how bright and cheery this one is. My Daughter really turned up her nose at the thought of me adding orange to the Unicorn Farts yarn but she fell in love with it before I had finished knitting the… Continue reading Orange Barley Hat

Handmade Gifts, Hat

Barley Hat

  RAVELRY NOTES PATTERN: Barley Hat by Tin Can Knits STARTED: 10/26/2016 COMPLETED: 10/28/2016 YARN: Knit Picks Mighty Stitch in the shade of Celestial YARDAGE/WEIGHT: 115 yards/55 grams FIBER CONTENT: 80% Acrylic/20% Wool NEEDLES: 4.0 mm/ US #6 SIZE: Large If you are looking for a nice affordable worsted weight yarn to use. I would… Continue reading Barley Hat

Handmade Gifts, Sweaters

Daughter Vertebrae Cardigan

It's finally done. I finished the cardigan that I knit for my daughter with some yarn that both of my kids dyed with Kool - Aid. I ran out of white yarn on the last sleeve and instead of having me get more white yarn out my daughter asked for me to finish it in… Continue reading Daughter Vertebrae Cardigan