Thank you so very much for the lovely comments to my last entry. I really appreciate the warm thoughts. Knitters (and crocheters) are the nicest people. Whenever I take my knitting to work with me or when I go to the park, lots of people look as they walk by. But I really like when other crafters come up to talk.
The scarf is still progressing along. I'm at three feet now, I think I'm going to go for six. Any longer and people will start to think I'm trying to impersonate…Continue
I made good progress on the Dogwood Blossoms sweater, about 1" of the pattern. I put it on two circs, so you can see…Continue
I'm not a very good blogger. I've tried several times, but it always seems to go by the wayside. Well, here's another attempt.
Over a year and half ago, on a trip home for Christmas, my Mom and Dad gave me a new knitting bag (I'd been keeping my projects in plastic grocery bags) and a needle holder, a book, and a HUGE skein of Red Heart Super Saver. Ten months later, my Mom was diagnosed with brain cancer. While she was going through her treatments and getting worse, I picked up…Continue
DDIL1 and I visited the Little Scrap Quilt Shop, in Kokomo, Indiana. We found a nice selection of fabrics and notions, and learned that they will arrange classes of your choice if you line up two or more friends to take the class with you.
They have a nice space for the…Continue
After the first few nights, he settled into a nice schedule of his own, only waking his parents at 3:00 AM, Mommy to feed and Daddy to change. He has long periods in the daytime when he's awake and alert, and seems unusually responsive to people. He clearly enjoys interacting with his grandparents.
And goodbye to Miss Daphne, too, of course:…
Circular Knitting Workshop Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round
by Margaret Radcliffe
First starts out with what looks like colorful doll sweaters and vests as if I needed any enticing to continue on.
Like the comparisons it shows from circular to straight…
Added by jbarr on April 15, 2012 at 12:49pm — No Comments
After circling the house for two weeks and unable to find a place to land, the Stork Delivery Service gave up and allowed the Easter Bunny to take over for an early Easter morning Delivery.
He arrived at 13 minutes after midnight on Easter morning. His weight was 8 lbs 4 oz and he measured 20.5 oz.…Continue
It's a pair of socks for me, out of Knit Picks Stroll Glimmer in "Fiji." The Dogwood Blossoms sweater is too difficult to work on with Miss Daphne in the room. She had to take each ball of yarn out of the bag, and a couple of times pulled the sts out of my needles. The socks are easier to hold onto and walk around…Continue