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Christmas Cast On

I have been feverishly knitting.  Casting on projects whenever I find a moment.  Which, brings up another point.  People ask me often when I “find” time to knit.  I take time.  I get up early and knit for an hour at 5.  I bring knitting with me to pick up the boys at school.  While […]

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A few weeks back I had posted about my friend Aly learning to knit. I asked you all to vote on what you thought her first project should be and someone suggested Thermis. I thought it was a great idea, so I stole it for my next project. Ya know, as a good friend, I […]

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Faded Jeans Hat

Yesterday I posted my hat in progress.  This was a super quick hat. Madelinetosh Vintage Yarn – Manor and Thoreau Colorways I made this pattern up and I was going to share it with you, but there are some things that I would like to do differently next time.   I would like to decrease […]

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Soup Season

Our household has been enjoying soup this fall.  Our favorite is clam chowder.  All three boys love it as much as their father, so I make it often! I do not have a real recipe and each time it is a bit different, but I enjoy the process every time. Here is what I do […]

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Handmade Holiday Wreath

Did you pull out all the Christmas decorations this weekend? I started but this wreath is about as far as I got! A few years back Starbucks hung these on all of their doors and throughout the store.  I loved them and immediately thought “I could MAKE that!”  So I did. I like this project […]

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Happy Birthday Colleen!

Happy 30th, Colleen! In the photo above, Colleen is the second one in on the right. So, now that you know who she is — you can wish her a Happy 30th Birthday! Coll, sorry I just announced your age to everyone, but you’re still young enough that it’s OK… right? Last Saturday we (my […]

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After the big storm we had to cut down our little birch grove beside our house.  When Kevin and I built our home we made sure to save as many birch trees as we possibly could.  Now they are all gone.  Kevin is creative and he had a wonderful idea, which takes some of the […]

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Monday Morning Coffee

I mentioned last week that I had picked up some Manos del Uruguay to make some coffee cozies. Well, I finished a project yesterday, and before I started something new I whipped up a coffee cozy. It’s such a quick project and if you’re not comfortable working with a set of 5 dp needles, this […]

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Happy Friday!

Good Morning!  I am looking forward to a beautiful weekend, and a shipment of Madelinetosh arriving this afternoon!  I completed my first of 5 hats to knit before Christmas. Sabi Hat by Olga Buraya-Kefelian Madelinetosh Vintage – Terra I loved knitting this!  At the beginning it took me a bit to get the pattern down. […]

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Alpine Throw

I am so excited and ‘lil nervous about this post. The Alpine Throw pattern is ready for you! It’s so official that you can get it on Ravelry if you’re interested.  I’d love to hear what you think! I used Berocco Ultra Alpaca, held double, and I love the feeling of this blanket. The drape […]

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