Some months ago, I mentioned to Son that when I retire I plan on walking the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT). After a short period of time (a couple of weeks later), he asked me if I wanted to do it as a threw hike or would I like to do it in stages? He mentioned… Continue reading My First Hiking Trip: crafting memories with those that I love
The Dolly Dearest knitting pattern had been translated by Franklin Habit and posted on the knitty.com site. But what wasn't there was the type of wool and size of needles suggested by the original pattern. I went to my book shelf and skimmed through the reprinted volumes that I had, until I found the pattern.… Continue reading HSM January 2019 – Update #1
Many months ago I heard from a co-worker that His son was to have a son of his own. I got started on a knitted baby blanket to welcome this coming little one. That day I had to go to a local yarn store for something else and saw a light blue-grey yarn called "velvet". I knew… Continue reading Baby Blanket – Velvet Basket Weave pattern
Some gifts did not get done in time. I just got behind in my knitting. M&M, my nephews in North Carolina had to wait to get their gifts. They were also getting hats and scarves. Because the hats are quick, I started with those. I figured that I could make the hats and send them… Continue reading Late Christmas Gifts – finally delivered!!
At knitting group we have been trying out different locations. We want them to be easy to get to, not too loud, and provide coffee and snacks (for a fee of course). Over the course of the last four weeks, we have tried four locations. Of the four we narrowed it down to two. Not… Continue reading An inspirational quote…
Just a drive-by update on projects that I have worked on this past week: