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 

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Misc. Crafts

Stash Basket 

My Grandma gave me some vintage rug yarn that was made of polyester and cotton. I knew that I wasn't going to be able to make a garment or any like that with the yarn but I thought that I might be able to use it. The other day I pulled it out and whipped… Continue reading Stash Basket 

Afghans/Blankets

Modern Granny Rectangular Afghan 

This Afghan was really fun to make. I started it in February and worked about four rounds before loosing interest in it. I picked it up a few days ago and sailed through it. I've never crochet an afghan like this before but I have already started a second afghan. This pattern made a really sturdy,… Continue reading Modern Granny Rectangular Afghan 

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 

Hat

Christmas Sockhead Slouch Hat

It's here Christmas is here. I haven't even bothered to start cleaning yet and I'm hosting Christmas. My windows and blinds need to be cleaned as well as my carpets plus all of the usual cleaning and food prep. I  finished knitting my Christmas hat. I love how this hat turned out. I wish that… Continue reading Christmas Sockhead Slouch Hat

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

Market Bag

Make Up Bag

I needed a quick break from my current knitting projects the other day. So I chose to knit something that equaled instant gratification. I knit this little make up bag based on this pattern but I modified it by adding the stitch pattern found in this bag. I used scraps of cotton yarn that I had… Continue reading Make Up Bag

Christmas, Handmade Gifts, Hat

Done!!!! My Christmas Crafting Is Done

I knit these last two Barley Hats up for Christmas gifts and then I renegotiated my mental plan to crochet that last afghan. I'm still planning on working on it for an hour or so a day but I'm planning on dedicating it for a gift for Christmas of 2016 instead.  Unless it gets done… Continue reading Done!!!! My Christmas Crafting Is Done

Christmas, Handmade Gifts

43 Granny Christmas Stocking Ornaments

I finished my Christmas Ornaments for this year with record timing. It only took me 6 days crochet 43 of them. pattern notes I have an afghan that is almost finished and I'm thinking that I might make a few more hats yet. I am very close my goal of finishing my Christmas knitting by Halloween.… Continue reading 43 Granny Christmas Stocking Ornaments

Afghans/Blankets, Handmade Gifts

Chunky Lap Afghan

My Mom gave me 3 skeins of Lion Brand's homespun yarn for Christmas a few years ago and I now am just getting around to making something out of it. It's a small lap afghan that would be perfect to sit around the house and read with. This yarn is super soft and cozy. I… Continue reading Chunky Lap Afghan

Brittany, Charitable Donations, Grieving Loved Ones, Hat

Forever 24 – 2015

Donated in memory of Brittany & Gramp

Handmade Gifts, Sweaters

Baby Sweaters: New, Old, and Vintage

New, Old and Vintage baby sweaters.... I finished this super cute baby sweater for a pending arrival in my family. I did make some modifications to the Nautty Baby Sweater pattern by Andre Sue Knits. I used 2 strands of 2 different colors of baby yarn to get close to the suggested worsted weight yarn.… Continue reading Baby Sweaters: New, Old, and Vintage

Afghans/Blankets

Dainty Textured Blanket

I whipped up this super cute afghan to match the pillow that I made my Daughter last year. I am pretty sure that I set a new record for myself by crocheting the entire thing in five days. This afghan was crochet with 14 balls of I Love This Yarn in the shade of Sherbet.… Continue reading Dainty Textured Blanket