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The little things

After our four-day weekend in the woods, the Mr. and I had a crazy-busy week at work —- because we are also taking today off to head out of town again! 121 more words

Knitting & Crochet

The Passage of Time

I’ve been gift-knitting for as long as I could knit. Hats for friends, leggings for a dancer, and baby knits. Now, one might think that knitting for brand new human beings, produced by my peers, might make me feel a bit old. 132 more words


Playing catch up

It’s been a busy week! We got the electrical permit for the porch, and the Mr finished pulling wire for the ceiling lights. He’s working on modifying a light switch in the living room, to accommodate the extra fixtures. 66 more words

Knitting & Crochet

30 Day Knitting Challenge: The Balance of Knitting Gifts

Day 21: Do you knit gifts for friends and family for the holidays or birthdays?

Sometimes I do and sometimes I don’t. Last year I was trying to knit a pair of Christmas socks out of Knit Picks Felici Jingle, but I started too late and only got three done before the big day. 177 more words

30 Day Knitting Challenge

A fond farewell....

Last Friday marked my last day of work at my old job. It was a full day and one where many goodbyes were shared. As is the tradition with that particular work place we had a food day (this is the usual M.O. 256 more words


Manly Socks

Here’s the annoying part about being a knitter:  When people learn about your hobby, they all want knitted things for their birthday/Christmas/Arbor Day.

And here’s the sick part about being a knitter:  You want to make stuff for everyone. 287 more words


stitch by stitch - a wardrobe for a nephew

The shower went off without a hitch and I finally got to give Emily and Jordan their box of woolies. I wasn’t alone though! Both my mum and Emily’s mum had their needles clicking too, so, without further ado, I give you my nephew’s woolie wardrobe:

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