Only one handmade gift this year and I don’t even know who it’s for. At a complete loss of ideas for a secret gift exchange lead me to buy a bunch of seasonal lottery tickets that were “gnome for the holidays” themed, then deciding hey, let’s just do a whole lucky gnome thing. I didn’tContinue reading “Not Christmas, but also Christmas.”
Category Archives: KNITTING & CROCHET
Hats, houses and minor mending.
..oh and cats too, specifically kiki, but she doesn’t care about yarn or knitting, only blankets and leg lofts. Although sometimes she nibbles on the white fuzzed up yarn ties of this old quilt mistaking them for popcorn ..I guess I can see the confusion. I finally got around to making Jason a 1898 hat,Continue reading “Hats, houses and minor mending.”
Garter stitch and i-cord, now it’s all I want, but give it to me unfussy, quick and super wearable. Ok, so this shawl is wonderfully uncomplicated, really, it’s worked from one tip to the other with gentle increases along one edge to form a long shallow triangle, while the plump i-cord edges are built inContinue reading “Real Quick”