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 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
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!!
Somehow, I managed to not ever see my grandson's in the sweater vests that I knit them for Christmas. My amazing son sent me a picture over the weekend. Here they are: The pattern sizes were "4-5 years" and "2-3 years". So the boys will have plenty of time to grown into them. For right… Continue reading Update – Christmas knitting pictures
While knitting like crazy to finish Christmas gifts, I tend to drag my knitting with me wherever I go. It works out even better if I am not the driver because I can use the travel time to knit also. One of the places that I ALWAYS take knitting projects is the knitting group on… Continue reading DC’s Birthday Gift
It is the end of the year and I survived. This hasn't been my toughest year, but it tried to be in the running. This blog started in March, so it isn't even a full year to review. Which is OK because my life has been fractured enough that I haven't been able to work… Continue reading 2018 Year End Review…
I still have time... My famous last words. I should be able to finish grandson #1's sweater vest by tonight. Here is a sneak peak: More next week. I promise!