Cross Stitch, Knitting

One Down, Still Many To Go!

As you can see, I’ve finished my little cross stitch. I actually finished it on Saturday evening, but needed to get organised to get a photo taken. I still need to find a frame for it. This project was small and straight forward, and I found it really relaxing. I am motivated to try to… Continue reading One Down, Still Many To Go!

Crochet, Karen's Korner

OFAPNZ

I was really excited to come across the Facebook page for OFAPNZ a couple of weeks ago. Back in April of last year I published my first post about the Octopus for a Preemie movement (see “Octopuses (Octopi?) For Premature Babies”). I did a bit of experimenting with the patterns I found (see “Two Jumpers… Continue reading OFAPNZ

Crochet, Karen's Korner, Knitting

My Yarn Shop Detour

I made my “Yarn Shop Detour” last month. My husband and I drove from our home in Tawa (near Wellington) to his work conference in Hamilton. He kindly agreed to detour through Napier so that I could visit a yarn shop I really wanted to see. For those of you who don’t know New Zealand,… Continue reading My Yarn Shop Detour