So it’s taken a while but I finally feel like I’m back on deck. A lot of February went past without me really noticing. It definitely went by without me getting much crafting done. This week I have started getting back into a few things. It has been really good to have a bit more… Continue reading Back On Deck
I finally finished the navy jacket (see “Almost Done!”) and got it posted off today. It should have been sent by Monday (yesterday) so I sent it courier post to make sure it gets there in time. I would hate it to be late for my grandson’s birthday. This pattern seems to be good at… Continue reading On Its Way! (Finally Finished)
It’s finished! I’m happy to report that the cowl has been finished in plenty of time for me to post it overseas. I’ve just wrapped it and packaged it up with a card so that it can be sent tomorrow. This has been quite a relaxing and straight forward pattern to knit. The only “whoopsie”… Continue reading Finished In Plenty Of Time
I am pleased to be able to report that my Spiderweb is finished. (See “Going Back To The Beginning”.)It has taken a couple of weeks longer than originally planned, but I am really happy with the result. There were several reasons for the delay in completion. The obvious one is that life has been quite… Continue reading My Spiderweb Is Finished!
Over the last few months my knitting needles have been flying, literally at one point as I took my knitting with me when I flew down south. In my post “How Much Yarn Will You Need?” I mentioned a vest I had just knitted. The first time I wore it to church a friend of… Continue reading The Knitting Needles Have Been Flying
How many times have you been stuck wondering what is the best yarn to use for your next project? There is such a wide variety of yarns available now that it can be a bit overwhelming trying to make a choice. My personal preference tends to be for wool, especially for babies, because it is… Continue reading What Is The Best Yarn To Use?
I have been putting off doing this review because I really wanted to at least get started on one of these summer tops before writing it. Unfortunately I have not been able to get the yarn I need yet so can’t add in any photos of personal projects. **This post contains affiliate links and I… Continue reading Super Simple Summer Tops
**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. The first Leisure Arts book I am going to review is called “Mirror Image Scarves”. I am not generally a scarf person, but I found the patterns in this book really interesting. I was intrigued… Continue reading Mirror Image Scarves
My recent post about “Knitted Knockers” mentioned that there was a crochet pattern available as well as the knitting patterns. A couple of weeks ago I went away for a few days, and I decided to trial the crocheted knockers pattern. The materials required for crochet are slightly more portable than those required for knitting.… Continue reading My Crocheted Knockers
A couple of days after doing my post on crochet terminology, I had a phone call from a friend who wanted help learning to crochet. She had already worked out some of the basics herself, and when she came to see me she had a project with her. I asked a few questions and we… Continue reading Just to Prove a Point