What a Wonderful World

What a week it has been!  We're all packed up and camping out in a hotel until Sunday when the journey Westward begins.  It has been a week full of the work of moving, emotional goodbyes, and last visits to favorite places. Earlier this week Sweetie and I decided to take a break from all … Continue reading What a Wonderful World

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Tubey, Tasseled

Pattern: Tubey by Woolly Wormhead from Wee Woolly Toppers (Ravelled here) Yarn: Jamie Harmon Merino/Angora 2 ply, about 115 yards Needles: US size 7/4.5 mm Mods: Cast on with a contrast color.  I turned the hat inside out to do a 3-needle bind off.  When I turned it back, there was a cleave where the … Continue reading Tubey, Tasseled

A Tale of Two Kitties

Pattern: Official Kittyville Hat from the 1st Stitch 'n Bitch book Yarn: Paton's Classic Merino in Rosewood and Sirdar Snuggly DK, one strand of each held together Needles: Size 8 circulars, size 6 dpns Modifications: I only picked up 10 stitches for the ears, then made just one triangle on each side. I also cast … Continue reading A Tale of Two Kitties

Gone Knittin’

Brrr, it's cold out there! I am so lucky to be going on a Caribbean cruise tomorrow, let alone a knitting cruise. I just finished the embarrassing task of trying on and packing my swimming suits and summer clothes. It's been a while since anything but my face and hands have seen the sunlight! I … Continue reading Gone Knittin’

Felt What Your Mama Gave You

My mom is in town for the next couple of weeks! We live across the country from each other, so each visit is precious. This one is particularly exciting because my mom is crocheting again.  We have been playing with yarn together and have each completed a felting project. Mom's crochet bag BEFORE: And AFTER: … Continue reading Felt What Your Mama Gave You

Yarn Jewelry

Monday night some women from my Stitch 'n Bitch group spontaneously decided to get together for a stitch marker making party. We had a wonderful time thanks to Nancy and her vast collection of spectacular Swarovski crystal and handmade beads. There were literally hundreds of different colors and types of beads to choose from. I … Continue reading Yarn Jewelry