Do you remember a special knit or crochet gift you were given? I remember several, but there is one that stands out in my mind. It was the 80’s and rainbows were all the rage in teen girl room décor! I know I am dating myself, but I know some of you out there can relate! My next door neighbor crocheted a beautiful ripple afghan to my specifications out of 5 solid shades of yarn, it was likely Red Heart Classic at that time. After we bought the yarn, I remember I could barely stand the wait to get the finished product. Finally it was done and it exceeded my expectations and spent many happy years on my bed! Continue reading “Fond Crochet Memories”
Between making turkey–to eat and not crochet–and spending time with family and friends, it’s a great time to rehash your year and all the wonderful things past and yet to come. I could be serious and be thankful for health, happiness and all my non-material riches (which I am), but I’d rather talk about our unifying passion for yarn. Continue reading “It’s time to be thankful”
I’ve been hearing about a return to capes and ponchos for awhile but I wondered about when the mainstream trend would arrive. Last night I read an article in my local paper’s style section called CapeMod.
Continue reading “Wardrobe Must Haves”
Can’t believe where this year has gone…did you know it’s only 60 days ‘til Christmas? I’m in the south, we still have temperatures in the 80’s during the day, flowers and vegetables are still growing and I’m sitting on the patio thinking about what to make for the holidays. This is always a fun time around my house. Several years ago I decided our tree would be decorated with hand made items. Except for the lights & those few special gifts I’ve received over the years, everything is handmade with love. First thing I’m working on are the decorations for the tree. Continue reading “Christmas is Right Around the Corner!”
Ever buy a Christmas tree in June? Every year we do it for our Christmas photography. Our New York photographer orders it from a floral business and we pick it up on the way to the studio. Continue reading “Christmas comes in June at Red Heart”