Don't you just love cables? I sure do! I have no idea why either. I've made the Plaits and Pines hat before, so you may have seen it already in my Ravelry projects. That time I held yarn double, but never again for cables. It made things more fidgety and slowed me down a little… Continue reading Another Cabled Hat
My son has a yellow and black sports car that he calls Pikachu, so he needed a Pikachu Hat. He seems to be really enjoying it too - even asked for a second one.
In the last month I've made quite a few things. I was overwhelmed with work drama so I tuned out from everything - facebook and other sites - for a bit and really just enjoyed the quiet. So meditative to bring life down a notch and just enjoy the scrumptious and squooshy yarns and the… Continue reading Quiet time produces so much joy
I'm home from my recent trip north to visit my sister and her family. We had a nice time making paper craft tags and packaging for my Etsy shop. My sister is VERY good at things like this, so I was very grateful for the help. My ideas flourish in fluffy fibers, while her's do… Continue reading Back home, safe and sound
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
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
I finished the Camp Loopy challenge II and since I knit the hat for practice, the mitts knit up in no time. I hope I get to wear them, even if just once, this winter. Last winter we had a few REALLY cold days and nights. Would have been nice to have them then, so… Continue reading Wood Hollow Mittens (continued)