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Garter Stitch Ear Flap Hat

A pointy elfin hat on babies is nearly too much to handle. I knew I needed to make this hat for a nephew. The pattern is a free one from Purl Soho. 57 more words


Little Sister's Sunset Dress

This is a super quick, simple knit that I worked on mostly in the car to and from Wexford over the weekend. I made it as another item for the February pet rescue auction based on what was selling well the last time I participated (baby clothing, toys and dog clothes). 406 more words


Mood Enhancing Cardigan

As it turned out, my “cold” is actually bronchitis and it hit me hard enough to spend Christmas mostly in bed or sitting on the coach wrapped in two blankets (one was just not enough). 461 more words


On the way to Christmas

It’s the last week before Christmas and we haven’t really planned anything yet, meals included, but I’m feeling absolutely relaxed and stress-free about that. The only plan we’ve made was to go to the south of Ireland this week for a few days since we haven’t really had any kind of holidays this year. 792 more words


Heaven In Hood River?

by Kimberly A. Cook                               (Twitter@  WarriorTales)

Last month I took off on a day adventure with my family to celebrate my birthday. One of those decade birthdays and I’m not telling which one.  665 more words

Warrior Tales

You spin me right round baby

Let’s get this out of the way right now: I still cannot knit. Yes, I’m frustrated. Yes, all I want is to sit and crack out a few hours of baby blanket. 486 more words