Category Archives: knitting and crochet

the Dress!

I couldn’t wait to share this with you!! Isn’t it wonderful? I have new baby dress love.  I’ve started on the matching sweater, but I’m nearly out of yarn.  I set out to go get more this morning, only to … Continue reading

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test knitting

Lately, I have been seriously considering doing some test knitting. Only I have no idea how to go about contacting designers.  It would feed my love of new patterns and squishy, lovely yarns. I’m not sure how I would do … Continue reading

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Ravelry Wish List

Ravelry…  My itchy needles can’t keep up with the wonderfulness I find in you!  My current queue: Teapot- tea cozy by Suzie Johnson Madison Top by Bella Dee Designs Dormouse Tea Cozy by  Debi Birkin (!!!) Alice Cardi by Amy … Continue reading

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Knitting confession…

I have a knitting confession to make.  I have never, ever blocked anything! And I think I have 2 projects that are in the works that will REQUIRE blocking!  I don’t know what I’m going to do.  I’m going to … Continue reading

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Searching for a “me project”

I finally found a pattern for a shrug I would love to make for myself (the bright pink, ruffled one) in this month’s Interweave magazine (yellow sweater on cover)! Sadly, it fails to meet any of my criteria for adult … Continue reading

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Whirligig Shrug -WIP

Oooo  baby sweaters.  They are the best knitting projects ever! They take relatively tiny amounts of yarn, so I can indulge in my growing yarn snobbery. They work up quickly so I don’t loose interest in it before I’m done.  … Continue reading

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I must have itchy needles…

Because I keep finding new knitting patterns that I just can’t live without!  Like this Clara dress featured on Posie Gets Cozy (a fabulous blog that I highly recommend.) I’m thinking either purple or orange.  I can’t decide.  Maybe if … Continue reading

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Hello again!

Hello again!  I’m sorry I have been so absent.  This weekend involved a lovely bathroom renovation! One down, one to go! (I’ll post photos for a before and after soon, I promise!) The bathroom renovation took the vast majority of … Continue reading

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