As you might recall, my little niece was one of the Grand Hatting of 2016‘s recipients this past Christmas. I knit a 12-24 month size for 4 month old little Rebecca, but the little monkey is already out growing it at 6 months! Not a problem, Auntie to the rescue! When I can, depending on… Continue reading Cute Overload
So as I was contemplating Christmas late in November, I had the amazing idea to gift all of the adult members of my immediate family (who might wear one) with a hat this year. I decided to call this project: “The Grand Hatting of 2016“. Ambitious? Totally! I figure I ended up making 10 adult… Continue reading The Grand Hatting of 2016
Well its the New Year and all that entails, including the new Yarnathon for 2017 at Eat.Sleep.Knit. I am quite excited for this year, its the second year I am participating in this really fun annual competition. (My post from last year) This year, although my heart is totally with the ponies, I was sorted… Continue reading 2017 Yarnathon
As I have been on a bit of a hat binge lately, I thought I might add this next level of complexity to my series on “So you want to be a knitter”. I actually think that a hat is not a bad option for a beginner’s project. It looks much more complicated than it… Continue reading So you want to be a knitter – Lesson 7 – Hats
Some thoughts on gifting and being gifted hand crafted items.
Well it has been a while since I have posted anything, so this one will be a little eclectic. Bear with me please! I just recently celebrated my 5th anniversary of turning 29 and was spoiled rotten by my family! Thanks guys! Look forward to future adventures in sewing and embroidery! (As well as the… Continue reading November Happenings
It just so happens that starting last year, our dogs Annual Wellness Exam falls on the weekend nearest to Halloween. Last year, we dressed up the four dogs (my two and my mother’s two) for their appointment, so of course we had to do the same thing this year! My two girls have been Tigger… Continue reading Happy Halloween!