Day 31

At long last, it's the last day of Blogtoberfest!  Overall, I enjoyed the challenge of blogging every day for a month.  It pushed me to keep knitting, buying yarn, and thinking of post ideas.  While I didn't venture as far outside my blogging box as I thought I might, I'm satisfied with this month's content. … Continue reading Day 31

Day 30

Friday Fill Ins, The Day Before Halloween Edition!   1. It was a dark and stormy night, and the motion-detector lights kept turning on outside. 2. No one wanted an entire stack of knitting books, so I offered to take the books myself. 3. Rushing out, I almost forgot to grab something hand-knit to keep me … Continue reading Day 30

Day 29

I almost forgot: I have another finished object to show you!   This one has been finished for at least a week now, but got lost in the shuffle somewhere along the way.  I'm not crazy about how it turned out, and consumer reviews are mixed. Pattern: Alpaca Comfort Blankie from Natural Knits for Babies … Continue reading Day 29

Day 27

A knitter's baby shower brings out the generosity of other crafters, I tell you.  There were handmade gifts all over the place exhibiting the mad skills of sewers and knitters alike.  I am overwhelmed with the thought and time that went into these gifts and would like to express my heartfelt thanks to all of … Continue reading Day 27

Day 26

Over the weekend my mom and sister threw us a baby shower!  A great collection of friends old and new turned out for the event to share in our celebration of the impending arrival.  Instead of traditional shower games (melted chocolate bars in diapers, anyone?) I thought it would be fun to set up a … Continue reading Day 26