Imagine my delight when my 3 year old daughter asked me to knit her this doll, then proceeded to help me choose all the yarn! It was a sweet collaboration, one filled with PB's questions about knitting, color input, and urging me to work on Phoebe just a little more often.Is my Phoebe Mouse done … Continue reading Phoebe Mouse Love
I have a modest collection on knitting books for children, and keep them on a special shelf near my yarn. Every special once in a while, PB asks if we can "read a knitting book," and we choose one to read together. Recently she requested we read Phoebe's Sweater, a beautifully illustrated book by … Continue reading Yarn Along :: Phoebe Mouse
I knew that although PB won the initial battle, I would ultimately win the wear-this-sweater war. Granted, I snuck it on while she was busy at playing, but she did leave it on all day. It's a perfect fit, and I am back to thinking about making her another sweater this winter. Cinnamon, Tea Leaves, … Continue reading Success!
From small things: Two of my favorite things are knitting and reading, and the evidence of this often shows up in my photographs. I love seeing what other people are knitting and reading as well. So, what are you knitting or crocheting right now? What are you reading? This week I am reading The Rest of … Continue reading Yarn Along:: Page Turners and Simple Knits
In my last post I mentioned something about clearing out the knitting basket a bit in January. At the end of 2010, I had 3 projects lingering from the year: Hamamelis, TTL Mystery Socks, and the Climbing Vines pullover. In keeping with the natural yearning for a fresh start this time of year, I fantasized … Continue reading Three Books & a Sweater