Category Archives: DIY

Knitting progress

I’m trying to sneak in a row here and a row there of knitting  to keep my sanity.  Thank goodness for toe-up, magic loop sock knitting.  This is turning out to be a very satisfying knit, not too much thinking … Continue reading

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Polka Dots

I had a real Throwback Thursday moment last week – I found the hard copy of this pattern while cleaning out a desk drawer.  This is the knit that started it all 18 years ago! When I was in the … Continue reading

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Accessories

 “The only thing that separates us from the animals is our ability to accessorize.”  Clairee Belcher (Steel Magnolias, Robert Harling): That line makes me laugh every time!   I’m embarrassed to call these bracelets a diy because they are so easy … Continue reading

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A little late to the party…..

Remember this sweater frenzy sparked  from Rodarte’s  Fall / Winter Colleciton, 2008 – 2009? It actually stuck around for a while, with many high street retailers making their own versions. I – along with a lot of other knitters – … Continue reading

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Happy! Merry!!!

Happy New Year to everyone!   I am very excited to see what 2015 will bring. There was no Christmas knitting this year – I decided to skip the stress of last minute projects.  Don’t worry, there were hand made … Continue reading

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Neon

Here’s a new hat for my Little – not so little anymore.  It was her 9th birthday yesterday!  I usually get the “it’s too itchy” complaint, but not from this yarn – Cascade 220 Sport Multi – Colour 121.   … Continue reading

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Mending

Can you tell how much I love these jeans?  They are baggy and slouchy and so very, very comfortable.  I don’t understand buying jeans that are already distressed.  The rips and worn out holes in these jeans? ….  I didn’t … Continue reading

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