I looked forward to getting Reversible Knitting: 50 Brand-New, Groundbreaking Stitch Patterns because I’m a big fan of Lynne Barr’s book Knitting New Scarves. Lynne’s innovative and clever approach to knitting continues in this book. The book begins with a
Yesterday we got a huge dump of wet, wet snow, the city almost shut down which is saying a lot for Cordova. The snow removal machines (And James who seems to be constantly shoveling our BIG driveway) have had a
There’s a bit of a flurricaine going on outside. That’s what my friend Sascha calls it when it’s snowing and also blowing 40+MPH winds. So, in honor of the dramatic weather I’ve decided to deluge you with ornaments. I seem
Well I missed yesterday, and I’ll be busy tomorrow too, so I’ve piled up a few ornaments to keep us busy in the moments we do snatch to crochet. For yesterday, crocheted mittens: Today, some quick hearts–these are fast and
I like the simplicity of today’s ornament: this little Angel from the Fave Crafts web site. I spent my crocheting time today working on a gift, so I’m falling a wee bit behind on my ornament making. How about you?
Today while I was teaching at The Net Loft, the young girl whom I had taught to make snowflakes last week came back. She’s gone snowflake crazy–she’s made garlands and a table runner, having figured out how to attach the
I love this teeny sweater ornament by Mary Jane Wood suggested by Elora in the comments. I especially love the little hanger. I keep wanting to make several of each of these ornaments, but I’m restraining myself to one or
I’m going to The Net Loft tonight for knit night. I’ve been running errands and doing housework all day, catching up after the weekend, and I haven’t picked up the hook, but tonight I’m going to make these little skates
Today was James’ birthday, and he asked for carrot cake. I spent part of the afternoon browsing through recipes and came up with a mish-mash of things I wanted to try. I was inspired by this recipe here, among others.
When I was a teenager, we had a Danish exchange student stay at our house. He brought some fun Christmas traditions, and he taught us how to make danish paper hearts. When I was a junior in college, and living