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Ireland in the summer

We just returned from a bus tour and family visit in Ireland. People ask where we went, and it's more like, where didn't we go? First there was some gift making for the family we would visit... Hats and cowls for the adults: Hackey Sacks for the kiddies: Then we parted on a short flight… Continue reading Ireland in the summer

Crochet · Oddities

Colorful Coasters

I really liked the Coffee flower coasters pattern. When I made these, they weren't big enough so I decided to add a few more rows in pattern. Then added a BL(black) 7 stitch DC shell over the WH(colored yarn) ch sp's in front, and picked up each BL(black) CH sp from behind and making 1… Continue reading Colorful Coasters

Crochet · Gifting · Oddities

Thanksgiving may be over, but I’m still thankful

Over the years I've learned to simplify my Thanksgiving a bit by using more out of the box foods and enjoying the meal more. I still spend time on certain things, but I've let go of a few things that seemed like they weren't worth the time I was putting into them. This year we… Continue reading Thanksgiving may be over, but I’m still thankful