We are into week 3 of the Knit Along for Kate’s Shawl and you should be well on your way to completion. I just love the textured design it creates. It’s a simple pattern repeat to follow; you just need to pay attention because 1 or 2 stitches missed can throw off the entire look. Last week I ended up having to rip out several inches of my work, and that was not pleasant. It’s not the first time nor will it be the last. That’s what happens when you rush and don’t pay attention. I’m back on track and almost finished. I’m hoping to wear it next week while attending Stitches South.
Happy Wednesday everyone! Are you as excited about today as I am? Like so many of you, I’m a working wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Take your pick … I’m all of them! Life can be very hectic some days and I can’t tell you how nice it is to have this one day a week to spend with others who have the same interest. I’m constantly working on something. It could be work related, maybe a gift for a family member or friend … whatever it may be, and there are always several projects underway at one time. Continue reading “Wednesday Night Stitching Challenge Season 3, Week 4”
Do you love yarn? How about crochet and knitting? Classes, designers, books and patterns galore along with great yarns and wonderful people. How about a little Southern hospitality, beautiful flowers, warmer temperatures … oh, did I tell you there will be tons of yarn? And Red Heart will be there with Crochetville, Booth 301-400. Come by for a visit, check out our new yarns, make a purchase, and enter to win a special show package. To help you out, we are offering a discount coupon to enter the Market. Continue reading “Stitches South 2012”
If I ever needed a break from all things around me, it’s today! I’ve been running here and there for a week now, but I always have a project bag with. Today is my day … no one asking me to run them somewhere, I’m not cooking today, just tuning out all that’s around me and I’m going to enjoy the entire afternoon and evening (by myself) knitting. I’m still working on Kate’s Shawl so I’ll be working on that again tonight. I’m headed to the Stitches South event in Georgia in a couple of weeks and I hope to have it finished by then. Today I’ll be listening to some soothing music…you know, that kind that *just takes you away*, loving the beautiful weather, sitting outside on the patio and enjoying my garden and nature. SO.….. what’s up with everyone else today? Continue reading “Wednesday Night Stitching Challenge Season 3, Week 3”
Hi everyone! How is your progress coming along on Kate’s Shawl? I’ve been knitting away, just a few hours each day, so I can get mine completed to wear in a few weeks. Because of the continuing increased stitches, it just keeps getting wider and wider. Continue reading “Spring 2012 Knit Along, Kate’s Shawl-Week 2”
April is about spring and color and all things soft and new. As with spring, a baby is like the beginning of all things. A baby is a gift of love. What a great time to make those baby gifts by entering the giveaway of Red Heart “Soft Baby Steps” yarn. It is the April Yarn of the Month Giveaway. Continue reading “Yarn of the Month Giveaway for April”
For this season’s Knit-Along, we are making Kate’ Shawl. I love wearing shawls, they go with everything. This shawl calls for Red Heart Soft in color Dark Leaf. I’ve wanted to use the Red Heart Super Tweed on a project so I selected Landshark as my color. Continue reading “Spring 2012 Knit Along, Kate’s Shawl-Week 1”
Hi friends! Wednesday is finally here. I’ve had a few hectic days since we last got together. Life never seems to get any easier, it’s always one issue after another. You just need to learn to not sweat the small stuff or overthink things. My escape is my quiet time for knitting or crochet. I’ve been working on crochet hats since last week and was able to make 5 of them. I started out making a beach hat for my g-grandson, then another, and one for his mom, then I made a couple of garden hats for myself. Continue reading “Wednesday Night Stitching Challenge Season 3, Week 2”
Guess what day it is? Wednesday … you know what that means? It’s time for the Wednesday Night Stitching Challenge. Welcome back to Season 3 of the WNSC. My life hasn’t gotten any easier and I have even less time for myself. No matter what is going on or how crazy things get, Wednesday is the one night I take for myself. It’s the middle of the week; I can catch my breath, unwind, relax, listen to music or catch up on TV programs. Plus, I get to work on a project and hang out with all of you and discuss things we are stitching. Continue reading “Wednesday Night Stitching Challenge Season 3”
Last Fall while on one of his adventures, Gnorbert met a special lady named Gnora. They quickly became inseparable and began traveling and enjoying being together. They spent the holidays together and talked about the new year to come. Gnorbert the Gnome knew he had found his mate, Gnora the Gnome. He knew this was the gnome of his dreams and was going to spend his life with her. He went to work Gnora my pearl, will you marry me?” She said YES!