While school doesn't start for 2 more days here in Boston, it does feel like it is over now that we are back home from our cottage (well, except for the 90+ degree temps outside) and have to start getting mentally prepared for the 5:15 a.m. alarm come Thursday. I'm still feeling exhausted from a busy weekend, but it is a good tired. Many changes over the past few months and reality is sinking in.
Our DD graduated from school with a PharmD and just recently passed her national…Continue
Happy new year to all my fellow knitters and crocheters! I know it’s been a long while since I’ve posted an update. The good news is that I have been doing a lot of knitting! I’ve also become somewhat of a Ravelry addict and spend most of my computer time updating projects and drooling over patterns. I’ve also kept my knitting group, Fellowship and Fiber, alive and have tried to keep a hat for charity on the needles at all times. I’ve finished quite a few small projects since the…Continue
I was just over on the rabbit hole aka Ravelry looking for yarn suggestions for chemo caps. You'll be happy to know that KnitPicks made the cut! They had KP Comfy, Shine/Shine Sport, and the newest yarn, Brava on their list. They of course also mentioned 100% cotton yarns like the Simply Cotton. Basically anything machine washable and dryable that feels very, very, very soft. Absorbency is a plus! Softness is also key for knitting preemie caps. Stay tuned for more of Purlgirl's…Continue
I swore I wouldn't post until I had something to show and tell, and so I've been knitting like a mad woman since, well, I haven't really stopped since September. My focus has been all over the place. I went on a mitten kick for a while to give my friend something to put on her web shop. I also made a bunch of tie-dyed onesies for it. I cast-on a few things, including my Granny Smith Apple Cardigan, and then Christmas knitting started in earnest over Veteren's Day weekend. I made…Continue