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
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:
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
January: Dressed to the Nines: make something fancy so you’ll be ‘dressed to the nines’ – whether its the full outfit, or a little accessory. Or look at the challenge in a different way, and make something from a year ending in 9 (find a portrait or fashion plate or mention to support the date), or… Continue reading January HSM Challenge – Dressed to the Nines
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