We have a new granddaughter and she's just precious. Some crochet that was made for her arrival. Here are links to the patterns: Purple crocheted hat, purple crocheted sweater, pink knit sweater and the white hat has no pattern, but the pom was bought at Michael's.
I haven't been keeping up with my blog, but I want to! My web host kept changing things on me, so the blog was getting lost so I brought it back over to WordPress and it should be safer here than in any sub-directory on xyz.blah. It was a craft-filled Christmas and here are a… Continue reading A belated Christmas post
For a cold weather trip to Beufort, NC back in December - brrr.... what were we thinking? Beaufort is a quaint gem of a town kind of frozen in time. So many historic homes, they're all white, and the annual holiday home tour is a real treat. The pattern is the Gingerbread Hat by Angel… Continue reading Charcoal Cabled Hat
This is a free pattern found on Ravelry and this one is made from Feza Softie. I love that it makes the decorative edge as you go.
For co-workers, neighbors and friends. A little something more than a card. Hope you're having fun getting ready for Christmas, too. 🙂
I've made this a few times - LOVE the pattern. Great baby gift. I found the fabric covered buttons on Etsy at HowBeadyful and they are the 1/2" ones. Too sweet. One is a baby gift, I have the others on reserve as stand-by baby gifts I guess. Like the 2 pink ones I've made… Continue reading Autumn Leaves Baby Sweater
I decided to try taking the train 2 days a week to school. I save $20 a day doing this. I can knit/crochet all I like Saves on the wear and tear of my car I get less exhausted and frustrated by the traffic, bridges, school zones and trains. My first 2 days on the… Continue reading Dishcloths on a train
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
Recently, a friend asked if I would make a blanket for a "Black & White themed baby room, but with a touch of orange" and then make a "pumpkin sack and cap" for this new little sweetie pie. Here are the finished pieces...
I finished it and it sure did eat a LOT of wool! Made with acrylic yarns leftover from other projects. Somehow, I had a whole rainbow but for the lime green, they were all in my yarn tub.