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The art of stopping in time...

I really, really wanted my Laneway to work! I wanted it so much that I chose to neglect listening to my inner voice whispering this might not be a good combination… I didn´t stop until my inner voice had tried all the tricks in the book, and finally sighed angrily; “well, fine!” and started slamming doors… You know the feeling… 80 more words



On April Fools Chiara took her driving test. She definitely took advantage of the day because when we were asking her if she had passed, she kept on saying how it was ‘the worst day ever.’ I couldn’t tell if she was pranking us or nah because I thought she’d passed but I didn’t want to make her feel bad if she really hadn’t passed so I just kept telling her it was okay and next time she’d get it! 173 more words


Lustra Sweater Vest

Berrocco Lustra is a beautiful yarn, with a nice sheen to it. At Aran weight the stitch definition on a No 7 needle is very crisp.   168 more words


Timber Timbre's Hot Dreams, and an Icelandic sweater

It’s the end of another work week, so after finishing the work I needed to finish this afternoon, I sat myself in a sunny spot, got out my knitting, and spent a bit of time listening to the new Timber Timbre album: Hot Dreams. 112 more words

Knitting And Crocheting

FO Friday: Assisted Hatchling

I finally have a FO to show!!! 2014 Stashbustin’ #12 is in the books!

Pattern: Assisted Hatchling by Elizabeth Ditchburn Dew

Size: 3 months

Yarn: Caron Simply Soft in Pagoda… 140 more words


Stag Lace Blouse

The yarn was gift from a dear friend. This was an experiment with knitting lace down the front. The only thing I’ll add the next time around is a purl background for the lace and maybe some thin basic cables to give it more definition.   153 more words


CCSS Now Affecting Those I Love

This blog post today is specifically for the Madison County Public School District in Madison, Mississippi. As I sit at my computer this morning ready to fight for something worthwhile, I am shaking with disappointment. 839 more words