Christmas for crafters begins much earlier than Dec. 6th (St. Nicholas' Day). I looked back in my project notebook to see when I actually started this year's Christmas sweaters for the grandsons. I had neglected to even mention the project on the index page. On the actual project page, I see 11/20/2019 as the start… Continue reading Christmas 2019 – The year of the Ugly Fruitcake
Right up to the last day too! DW was at work, so I finally had time to work on his Christmas blanket. He'd mentioned that he would like a larger sofa blanket than the one previously. Because of the size of the blanket, I had to lay it out in the living room. The only… Continue reading Workbasket – Christmas Sweaters Done
I managed to remember to take photos of the yarn that is used in the creation of the little Christmas Sweaters. On my lunch break, I had finished the front of the little red sweater. The whole time I was knitting it, I kept catching myself reading the wrong measurements. I should be using the… Continue reading Weekly Workbasket – getting my money’s worth from my yarn (100th post)
Christmas isn't over until the last Christmas project has been completed. Some years ago, I asked my boss and friend BP to teach me to knit so I could make a sweater for my bf as a Christmas gift. After 2 wash clothes and 1 simple lace shawl, I printed out several sweater patterns and… Continue reading Workbasket – No idle hands here…
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!!