Making Good

So I’m making good on at least one of my resolutions. I’ve been swatching. I have two sweaters I want to work on and I am determined for them to work out well. The first swatching I did was for Ravine by Glenna C. I’m using part of the surprise stash addition sent from hubby. … Continue reading

Recycled Yarn

I have been following the people over at WEBS for their 31 days to get organized. I skipped the first couple of steps (ok all of them), and have just been reading about what they are doing with their stashes while I let mine rest in hiding. Honestly, my stash isn’t out of control, I … Continue reading

Knitterly Resolutions

I’ve been knitting for about 5 years now and have had varying degrees of success with the things I’ve knitted. Hats and socks have pretty much gone well. Sweaters have been about 50/50 and I really haven’t expanded to some of the more difficult aspects of knitting. I am going to challenge myself this year. … Continue reading

Some Finished Objects

I do have some FO’s to show, despite my many WIPs. Caleb needed a hat for recess since it’s been so freaking cold and I really wanted to find one that had ear flaps. I took advantage of a promotion KnitPicks was having where they let you try a skein of their new bulky weight … Continue reading

Surprise!

Look at what my super thoughtful husband did. It’s been especially trying times around here and to show his appreciation or bribe me into staying married to him (either reason is ok with me) he went to one of my favorite websites and ordered me some stuff off my wish list! It arrived today and … Continue reading

In Progress

As of today I have a few things in progress. 1. Flower Child by Norah Gaughan.  My mother fell in love with this pattern while visiting a LYS and immediately wanted me to make it for her, that is until she saw how much yarn would be required and how much each skein was.  I … Continue reading

Beginning to Knit

I learned to knit when I was a little girl from my grandmother but could never master more than a hole filled scarf. The idea of knitting something has always been very exciting to me. I love having bits of this or that and combining them to make something. Unfortunately because I didn’t know about … Continue reading