And now for my final Downton-inspired piece of the month. While sewing may be my first love, sometimes I just get in the mood to knit. 2015 was very low on knitting for me, but when cold weather hit in November and December, I had the urge to hunker down with a warm blanket and a… Read More Chunky yarn rocks.
Yet another late knitting post! Last winter I realized that I had made the kids and Albert several hats each, but I didn’t have one for myself! Obviously that situation needed to be remedied. I like my hats slouchy, and I also liked the idea of a beret-style hat, so set to searching on Ravelry.… Read More Knitting: A Hat for me
I am ashamed to admit that these are the hats that I knitted for my kids last Christmas. I’m still within the year, though, so I guess that’s something! I love knitting my kids hats for Christmas, but I’m not sure that I’ll get around to it this year. I have such a long to-do list,… Read More Christmas knitting: ‘Tis the season for hats!
Wooohoooo!!! This thing is finally DONE!!!!!!! Okay so now it’s almost spring, our temps are almost 60 and technically I finished this cowl a month ago. But we had such a streak of cold weather (rather unusual for Kansas at this time of year) I wore it almost non-stop for at least 3 weeks straight. After… Read More Finally finished — my Purl Soho Stitch Block Cowl
Baby J’s Barley hat was actually the first one I made, but he’s not particularly fond of stocking caps, so I wasn’t able to get any good photographs of it actually on his head. Luckily, he wore it for his 3-month photos with the lovely ladies at Red Bicycle Photography, and they got some cute… Read More Barley #3 in action