Charitable Donations, Hat

August and September Donation Hats 

I haven't gotten around to sharing my donation hat for last month yet so I figured that I'd just do a two in one post. I hope that you all have a happy and productive week. ☕️Missy RAVELRY NOTES GIFT RECIPIENT: Scarves for Troops via Operation Gratitude. PATTERN: two by two by Anne Gagnon *free on… Continue reading August and September Donation Hats 

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Handmade Gifts, Socks

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… Continue reading Bubble Socks 

Handmade Gifts, Introvert Personality/ISTJ, Me Time, Socks

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… Continue reading Sport Socks

Allergies, Handmade Gifts, Hat

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… Continue reading Helix Hat 

Sweaters

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… Continue reading Flax Sweater No. 3 

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 

Shawls

Mara Shawl 

Happy Independence Day!!!  Here we are right in the middle of a hot and dry summer and I'm knitting heavy duty shawls with worsted weight yarn.  I have all of my stash listed on Ravelry and lately I've been scrolling to the bottom of my list to find my oldest yarns. I've been doing really… Continue reading Mara Shawl 

Afghans/Blankets

Cozy Memories Blanket Update. 

I can't believe that another three months flew by that fast! The year is almost half over and Christmas is six months from today. I've been really busy with life and kids and it seems like I haven't had any quiet time to pop on here to post or read other blogs in a while. … Continue reading Cozy Memories Blanket Update. 

Box0Sox, KAL/CAL, Socks

Bright & Cheery For My Dark Soul 

Hello All! Wow! Summer has arrived! It has been so hot and dry these last few weeks. My yard and landscaping are dead but the stinky tree is still alive and well.  The other day my daughter over heard me saying that my newest socks will be bright and cheery in the dead of our… Continue reading Bright & Cheery For My Dark Soul 

Allergies, Box0Sox, Socks

Melted Crayon Socks 

Wow! I love how these socks turned out. This is the last skein of my anniversary yarn. It took me a while to figure out what I wanted to knit with it. I think that they make great cheery socks. The ribbing that I added makes them extra soft and squishy.  RAVELRY NOTES RECIPIENT: me… Continue reading Melted Crayon Socks 

Charitable Donations, Hat

Donation Hat 

My donation hat for the Month of May was an interesting knit. It offered a little challenge but it wasn't really difficult once I figured out the chart. I love the texture of this hat. RAVELRY NOTES RECIPIENT: donation hat PATTERN: Tweedy Honeycomb Toque SIZE: one size STARTED: May 19th COMPLETED: May 21st YARN: Knit… Continue reading Donation Hat 

Box0Sox, KAL/CAL, Socks, The New York Collection

Grand Central Socks 

Hey All! I've had another productive crafting week. I've finished this pair of socks and I've knit four dishcloths. The weather hasn't been the greatest but hey that's spring in the Midwest. I received some good news and not so great news since my last post about our refrigerator that decided to die on April… Continue reading Grand Central Socks