I knit this simple tweedy blue vest for my Dad for Christmas.Read More: Dad’s Vest
I knit this chunky pullover in September and October. I’m a little bit behind on my shows-and-tells…Read More: Neil’s Sweater
I knit something for my man. Finally.Read More: Neil’s feet
Just a month after finishing one blanket, I’ve got my brain working on another. I am wondering if I am crazy. I don’t do so well on projects that take me more than a few weeks. I lose steam and get bored. I try to space out my big endeavors with little instant-gratification trinkets in […]Read More: Am I crazy?
I’ve been drooling over this pattern since before I knew my way around a pair of knitting needles, and I finally started a set back in January. This is Dashing, from Knitty. I love them because they are masculine enough that I can make them for those hard to shop for men in my life, […]Read More: How dashing
I let myself off the hook this year, big time. In fact, there were only four handmade gifts total. First were the neckwarmers I knit for the boys. Eamonn’s been asking for a scarf lately – last week was so chilly! – so I looked to my go-to pattern and scaled it down for smaller […]Read More: The Christmas Crafting
I’m trying once again to embrace the handmade Christmas idea. I won’t go entirely handmade, but I want there to be an element of it in everyone’s gift. I’ve always felt this way, but it’s been easier recently since I’ve expanded my crafty skills somewhat. There are only so many clay baubles one can give […]Read More: And so begins the parade of gifts
I took my time, and over the course of several days, finished up the now infamous yellow quilt, and with that completed the whole series. Four oversized lap quilts with matching pillows in Red, Blue, Green, and Yellow – one set for each of us. Now that they’re finished, I thought you might like to […]Read More: The completed quilt series