Like many of us in the Great PNW, we had ice. Lots of it and it came on fast. At first it was beautiful: After a long night of Pixie telling us the night was full of loud scary noises, we woke to a world full of to much breakage of trees and/or their limbs.… Continue reading Ice-Ice Baby!
To use Victorian era needle craft patterns we need to convert the needle sizes from what they called them to what we call them today. Also the yarn sizes/types need translation through the same time machine. Thankfully, we live in the future and have easy access to LOTS of info. With a minimal amount of… Continue reading Victorian Needle crafts ~ 1
I I continue to work on the Harry Potter blanket, a Christmas gift for DIL. I work on it in the evenings while watching TV. I take it with me to work on during break times and lunch. This works really well to get in some progress. Unless I forget to bring the extra yarn. … Continue reading Workbasket – Back to the Usual Programing… Mostly
According to their website this is the "World's Strongest Coffee". That was a daunting pronouncement. Does that mean that it is a SUPER DARK roast? Does it mean that it has LOTS of caffeine? Apparently it means both. I wasn't sure if I was brave enough to try it. I usually choose lighter roast coffees… Continue reading I found this on my desk one morning
While folding laundry I noticed that the finished edge of a sleeve was coming undone (if there isn't actually a cuff, is it still called a cuff? Or is it a sleeve hem?). Not having a machine that sews a "stretchy stitch", I carefully sewed the hemmed cuff edge while slightly stretching the fabric. The… Continue reading Monday Mending