garter, lace & roses

Some of my favorite things to make consist mostly of simple shapes, dense garter stitch

or intricate lace worked up thick and topped with tiny delicately crocheted roses.

Sometimes I’ll take the same but different lovey idea,

and make baby sized garter and plumped up flowers for days.

Always in my favorite beigey hues ..so true for my wool picks and often my lipsticks 💕

these colors & that cat 💕

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Kiki is our sometimes sweet\sometimes salty, cranky old lady cat. We adopted her three years ago when she was 8, and it took over a year for her to find her purr. She had a rough life before us, and has a chipped fang to prove how hard knock she was. She tucks in, fetches on her own terms, drives a homemade cat bus and is obsessed with bags. Lovingly known as the dark bite, baby kaiju or baby Godzilla, she’s oversized, on a restricted holistic diet (so she’s always a little hangry), lumpy, full of tortitude and mostly black (but for a few cream blotches, pink toe beans and in the right light some cinnamon patches). She lurks in the shadows and dark corners because she is the house sentry ..and because she has an eye condition that keeps her pupils always dilated, so in addition to always being big eyes adorable, she sometimes completely loses her mind thinking she sees things (which is also kinda aborable 💕).


“you are not a bad cat.
You are not a good cat.
You are good and bad.
And bad and good.
You are a mixed-up cat.
What you need is a good home.
Then you will be good.’ ”
― Esther AverillThe Fire Cat