“When a parent dies, you lose the past. When a child dies, you lose the future. When a sibling dies, you lose the past and the future.” UNKNOWN
Once again my family grieves the loss of another family member. My Step Grandfather passed away last night. Tonight as I sit and type my mind is full of memories. My Step Grandparents are awesome. When my Mom remarried when I was 3 years old the entire family took me in and treated me as … Continue reading Once Again We Grieve
I finally finished my Jacob's Ladder Afghan I started last October. I really love the details in it. This photo is pretty close to the true color of the yarn. I used I & J hooks with Red Heart Super Saver Multi yarn in Shaded Dusk. The afghan worked up fairly fast once I … Continue reading Jacob’s Ladder Afghan
Today would have been my Baby Sissy's 25th Birthday. For her birthday I decided to do 24 random acts of kindness in her memory. My acts of kindness took shape in the form of 24 preemie hats to donate to a local NICU Hospital.
The other day somebody sent me a pin on Pinterest for these slippers. So I took it as a hint and made her a pair. They were fairly easy pattern to whip up and I added some clear elastic thread to the straps hoping that it would help keep it from stretching out. I've never … Continue reading Crochet Slippers
SOURCE Please pray for my family as we grieve another loss. This time my Aunt Michele!!! This picture is so fitting. She loved kitties just as much as I did & she frequently e-mailed me cat pictures.
I made this fab All Points Market Bag for my Mom. I hope she likes it. I plan to give it to her for Mother's Day. Now I just need to figure out a gift for my Mother in Law and Father's Day isn't that far off either. I also made a matching Tissue Sweater. … Continue reading Fabulous Market Bag
Today would have been my Daddy's 55th birthday. It also would have been my Gramp.'s 81st birthday.
The Last of the Balaclava's I have now knit a total of 7 Balaclava's. I had planned to make 2 more for Christmas gifts but I am tired of knitting them. I will find another pattern(s) for those gifts. I knit one of these for myself and 2 each for my Hubby, Son & Daughter. … Continue reading Happy Crafty Valentines Day
I started knitting the Warmest Winter Scarf in September of 2013 and I finished it on November 15th of 3013. I used US # 10 Circ. needles. The Yarn is I Love This Yarn in Brown. These scarves will be Christmas gifts for a special couple in my life. 🙂 I made the darker scarf … Continue reading Twin Warmest Winter Scarves
I made these little Angels to give as Christmas gifts in memory of my Sister Brittany. Beloved Daughter, Sister, and Aunt The pattern for these little angels was really easy to follow. I whipped up all 4 of them using scraps of yarn in about 2 1/2 to 3 hours. Ravelry Link
I've been seeing tons of super cute snowman hats on Pinterest lately. I wanted to make some for my kids but I didn't find the exact pattern I wanted to use. So I knit a basic hat and crocheted a carrot nose. Buttons eyes added a nice and easy finishing touch. So here goes my … Continue reading Snowman Hat Tutorial
Oh My Goodness!!!! I love this hat. I love the yarn. I love the pattern. I made the hat for a get well gift, and I love it so much that I will be making it again... after the Christmas rush. I started The Mathings Hat on October 20th and finished it on October 22nd. … Continue reading The First Mathings Hat