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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Maize Mittens 

This is Christmas gift 11 of 14! I’m so happy to being so close to the end. I have another pair of mittens and a hat in progress too.  RAVELRY NOTES GIFT RECIPIENT: Christmas gift  PATTERN: Maize Mittens by Tin Can Knits *free on Ravelry SIZE: Large STARTED: September 15th COMPLETED: December 20th  YARN: Knit Picks […]

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Bubble Socks 

I finished another Christmas gift. This one is for my daughter. She requested long patterned socks with this yarn. I have found that I really enjoy knitting socks from the toes up. It’s great for yarn management and it also helps with measuring length. It’s nice knowing that both socks are the same length so […]

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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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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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