November’s Finished Projects

Hello all! Can you believe that November is over and it’s just days away from Christmas? November was another busy month of craft sale preparation followed up by the actual craft sale. Last week we celebrated Thanksgiving and I enjoyed a little much needed down time. I am looking forward to January and my knitcation. […]

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Christmas Items

I knit this tiny little German Doll/Christmas Ornament to send out with a hat and some dishcloths for a girlfriend of mine. RAVELRY NOTES GIFT RECIPIENT: Sherry PATTERN: Christmas Knubbelchen-Minis by Alpaka Seide *free on Ravelry STARTED: November 5th COMPLETED: November 6th YARN: scraps from my Christmas hat last year. NEEDLES: 2.0 mm/US 0 I […]

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Operation Gratitude 

Earlier today I shipped my donation packages to Scarves for Troops via Operation Gratitude. This year I sent 15 hats in memory of my Sister, Grandfather, and Father. It’s nice to have the space that I was storing them in cleaned out so that I can start over for next year. I’m hoping to create […]

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three more hats

Hey all! I had a busy few days and I managed to whip up these hats as gifts. The first is the Helix hat which was knit for my son with yarn that he picked from my scrap bin. I’m not sure that he planed a Halloween themed hat but that is what we ended […]

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Worlds Simplest Mittens 

This is Christmas gift 12 of 14! I hope that the recipient likes them! My last two gifts are hats that are being knit with this pattern.  RAVELRY NOTES GIFT RECIPIENT: Christmas gift  PATTERN: Worlds Simplest Mittens by Tin Can Knits *free on Ravelry SIZE: Large STARTED: Sept 20th COMPLETED: Sept 22nd  YARN: Knit Picks Mighty […]

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Organizational Success 

A few weeks ago I shared a trunk that my kind mother bought for me at Hobby Lobby. Last week I bought a bunch of pencil pouches at the dollar store. So for $15.00 I was able to turn this mess into an organized storage space I divided up all of my circular knitting needles and […]

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Sport Socks

Hey, all! Wow, last week was my kids first week of school and it was insanely busy even though they only went to school for three days. This week has been better! I’ve been getting up a little earlier than normal than I do on school days. I’ve been making coffee and a little something for […]

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1461 days = 4 years

Brittany… Who You’d Be Today Kenny Chesney Sunny days seem to hurt the most I wear the pain like a heavy coat I feel you everywhere I go I see your smile, I see your face I hear you laughing in the rain I still can’t believe you’re gone It ain’t fair you died too […]

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Helix Hat 

Hey All!  Three whole days until school starts!!! I’m excited but my children are not.  My Grandma left a funny comment on my last post and I thought that I’d address it here! Grandma thought that I was up posting blog posts before 5 AM. I’m pretty sure that she was trying to figure out […]

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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 […]

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