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Yarn Along: My First Attempt at Knitting a Sweater

I decided to attempt a sweater as my next knitting project.  I’ve never knit one and have been wanting to for a long time. My Grandma gave me this massive ball of yarn a couple of years ago when she was cleaning out her drawers and barrels full of yarn.   150 more words


Arnold the Monkey

He is funny, he is kind, he is a monkey and his name is.. Arnold!
He likes to wear his favorite blue tie, always.

Available at Etsy.


Emma's Pillow

Learning a new craft is challenging.  Teaching can also be challenging, trying to explain basic sewing principles in easy to understand terms.  My granddaughter, Emma, has been a willing learner, but she exhibits frustration when she doesn’t do something right.   368 more words

Quilt Projects

Yarn Along

Leaves and Cables Hat is still in progress, with eight more rows to go before completion. It is much easier to knit than at first, and I don’t have to concentrate as much on the pattern. 115 more words


A Work of Art

Day 21: God says you are…


I am no artist. Wala nga yata akong kahit kaunting bahid ng creativity sa pagkatao ko. 333 more words


Walking with your eyes open

Walking around in the Lake District it can be all too easy to be over awed by the amazing views.  I sometimes get the opportunity to lead walks and never cease to be amazed at the two general groups of walking methods employed. 255 more words


This Week's Creativity

I’m a little bit further along on my hat.  This week Mum bought a online art course, We are God’s Masterpiece by Alisha Gratehouse at Flourish Designs.  129 more words