Category Archives: … and beyond

If only… Rebecca Woods Texas Needlepoint

Back to work this week went well, physical therapy is also going well. If I were confident that I would be able to handle it, I would seriously be considering signing up for this class. This is called Texas and … Continue reading

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heigh-ho…

heigh-ho, it’s back to work I go. I am a part time employee and will be back to work today. The restrictions are: no pushing, no pulling,  no lifting,  no reaching. I am allowed to type and use a touch … Continue reading

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Knit Campside Shawl

Shawls are a wonderful accessory and finding a knit pattern that is attractive and doesn’t look crazy hard has been difficult. I am hoping that this will be a winner. This is the Campside Shawl by Alicia Plummer and you … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2018 & Americana Projects

Seeing the National Cemetery in Arizona is very moving, for Memorial Day every grave has an American flag. This memorial is a well maintained, lovely facility located in north Phoenix. I live close enough that I drive by regularly and … Continue reading

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I Am Optimistic…

The last week was a fail when talking crafting. Not able to complete one row of the blanket — a couple of pieces were cut for an ornament but then I stopped. It was a partial win when it comes … Continue reading

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I will never run out of yarn….

Since I keep restarting my projects and have such limited crafty time, I should have enough yarn to last a lifetime — or until I wear out the yarn. My latest blanket has been restarted, again.  This time I am … Continue reading

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Cleaning up the Blog

My latest not stitching project is cleaning up my blog.  The free patterns sections should not have any broken links.  I am amazed at the number of cross stitch designers that are no longer in business and those links have … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

It was a great Christmas Day here! I am super excited about the gift I received from my children.. this is the Knitter’s Pride Karbonz Interchangeable Deluxe knitting needle set.  Time for a new project! And with great timing, my … Continue reading

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And I’m still not stitching….

The inventory of projects has continued – it is still boring.  But it is fun to look at my pinterest and see much of my stash and remind myself of projects that I  want to make and that I really … Continue reading

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Boring…..

And I continue to organize and go to physical therapy.  It is safe to say that I will not have any new projects for the tree since I’m still not allowed to stitch/craft.  Better luck next week!! As boring as … Continue reading

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