Category Archives: knit

One Thing Leads to Another …

Boohoo, poor me.  It seems that my shoulder problem is bigger than expected.  As the medical experts try to figure out what is going on I plan to take these few days to do as much as I dare with … Continue reading

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Making Blankets

This is my current knit blanket project– this is a restart of the project.  I am using two strands of worsted on size 10 needles.  I have no idea what the finished size will be … I intend for it … Continue reading

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So Excited – Lady Maud Foxley

I have wanted this chart for quite some and had an active search on ebay for about two years.  It finally popped up last weekend and arrived a few days later.  I am excited to begin thinking about my “adaptation”. … Continue reading

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Knit & Crochet – New Projects

This part week I experimented with a couple of new projects. This is an afghan that will hopefully be throw size. I am using my new needles and worsted weight held double. The pattern is based on Stylish Squares by … Continue reading

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New Year – New Projects

What?? 2018 already?!?   I was definitely hoping that I would be ready for some serious crafting by now — 20 minutes a day is better than nothing but very close to nothing. Do you get the emails from Lion Brand … 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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quilting and cross stitch

Blocks one through six are complete for Mama’s Little Shortcuts and it is great how they are coming together so nicely. As I get the fabrics ready for each block, I usually poo-poo at least one but have used what … Continue reading

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Mama’s Little Shortcuts

These blocks are looking great! and blocks 3 and 4 combine to make …. My latest knit project is a small throw, I think. This started as the “simple striped blanket ” from Lion Brand but smaller since I wanted … Continue reading

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DOVE Bandages – Mission Accomplished

Each year I try to complete 6 bandages for the DOVE Bandage Brigade – here they are.  The good new is that when I went to the DOVE website there is an announcement that the bandages are no longer needed! … Continue reading

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More Big Blocks & Knit Dove Bandages

  Here are the blocks for month 7 for Indigo Stars BOM.  I had a major miscut so the extra seams are because I didn’t pay great attention to my pattern … oops! So— what did I do wrong?  I … Continue reading

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