on my needles

I’ve been steadily working on Karen’s cowl this week. I’m hoping to have it finished by Thanksgiving. I frogged it twice, once for twisted stitches I noticed 9/10 rows in and the 2nd time for knitting where I should’ve purled and vice versa. Now it’s perfect and I’m very very happy with it. I love […]

30 Days of Gratitude – Day 7: Knit and Crochet

There’s not too much else to say about my love of yarn and knitting…I picked crochet up again over the last few weeks. I like that each one has it’s own technique, rhythm, stitches, and patterns. I feel like this is something I should’ve always been doing. Hard to believe it’s been about two years […]

on my needles and my hook

The skirts are slow going. Since I’m not following a pattern I have free reign, and decided to do the purl ribbing after every six rows of knitting. At one point I actually thought about frogging it so I could make the entire skirt like that…thankfully I came to my senses. I decided to work […]

Yarn Along: Christmas Present Edition

I’m done with all of the scarves I was crocheting for Christmas. I’m so excited that I did it! Also a little sad. I had been crocheting my little heart out for weeks, and now all my work is done. Charles said I had been fussing about getting them done, and now that I am […]

Yarn Along

 Joining Ginny for her weekly Yarn Along. I’m working on Christmas gifts like cray over these next few weeks. I really want to thank my friend Dee for nudging me to start crocheting. She knits and crochets…. and her work is amazing! I’m making scarf after scarf as I’ve said before. They’re quick, easy, and […]