I’ve noticed a trend with knit & crochet skirts this season. They are on the run ways and in the stores. And you can create one with a few simple stitches and/or techniques. Continue reading “Knitted Skirts”
A few months back, we told you about an amazing little girl who wanted to help the people of Joplin, Missouri after the tornado. She has been busy making and auctioning off her elephants. Let’s fast forward to see what she’s up to today. Continue reading “Update on Elephants Remember Joplin”
Here we are, Thanksgiving eve in the US …. Wednesday night and I will be in the kitchen preparing tomorrows’ big feast, and slipping in some stitching later. The family is coming and I need to find places to hide all my yarn, and I’m talking boxes of it. Hmmmmm, maybe I could cover them with a cloth and use as a table. (Don’t let on what I’m doing). I’m not working on a new project tonight, but finishing up some of the things I have in the works. Time to piece together the sweater parts, weave in ends on the throw, maybe add a few more rounds, and I have a few more scarves to make. Continue reading “Wednesday Night Stitching Challenge Season 4, Week 9”
After the Thanksgiving meal is over, there is always the inevitable “ton” of leftovers that need to be packed up and put away before the day is complete. Of course, some leftovers go home with you in plastic bowls. Others will travel home with you on foam plates covered with plastic wrap or foil. That being said, the leftovers I want to focus on are those that will travel home with you on your favorite knit or crochet keepsake. Dare I say it, “stains!??”
How many of you make gifts for the holidays? I’m one of those people who have plenty of people I gift that appreciate the items that are hand created and gifted with love. As my family has grown, it has become impossible to keep up with and gift everyone. In my immediate family, we try to make it all for the kids …. However, I do like to make items for a few of them. Tonight I’m going to work on the Gift Pocket Crochet Scarf.
Need some inspiration of what to make this holiday season? Why not Have a Red Heart Holiday? Browse 20 knit and crochet holiday gift and decorating ideas. Continue reading “Have a Red Heart Holiday Pattern eBook”
Do you realize the date? I don’t think it really hit me until this past weekend … OMGoodness, its November already. There are those expecting a really cold winter, even here in the South. I’ve been working on holiday gifts, but tonight I’m going back to the throw I began early on, during Week 2 of the WNSC, The Big Octagon Throw. I’m thinking we may need a few extra’s this winter. Continue reading “Wednesday Night Stitching Challenge Season 4, Week 7”
Sometimes a round can fit into a square hole!
Whether it’s a cherished heirloom or a knock-around sweater for your son or daughter, what you create is an investment of your heart. Isn’t it equally important to invest just a little more time to know how to take care of what your hands have created? Continue reading “Sometimes a round peg CAN fit into a square hole . . .”