Monday night I lost one of my cats, Edgar We brought him and his friend Lazlo home in November of 2009. He was 6 and Lazlo was 4 when we got them. For the first few days they were very skittish, mostly hiding under and behind things, but gradually getting comfortable and spending time with… Continue reading Rest In Peace, Edgar
My Mom and I thought it would be fun to start the new year with a new easy project, so we cast on easy diagonal scarves with some yarn from our stashes. The yarn is a mohair gift pack of Adele’s mohair, which we got from Biscotte yarns several years ago. My set is Underwater,… Continue reading First Cast-On of 2021
Best wishes for a happy, healthy, brighter 2021!
Michele at PDX Knitterati is giving away a place in one of her classes! Check out her blog here for your chance.
If you celebrate Christmas, how was yours? If not, how was your weekend? My Christmas was a pretty good one! My Mom is here with us, so she and my DH and I opened gifts together. They both liked what I got them, which is always nice. I got some great yarny gifts. My DH… Continue reading A Very Yarny Christmas
For anybody who is interested in knitting along on the dumpster fire ornament – this Saturday, December 5th is the day! If you are interested in a little Skype get together to kick it off, how does 10 am AK time (1 pm Iowa time, 7 pm in England) sound? If you are not in… Continue reading Dumpster Fire Ornament KAL Start
Today was mostly about chores, but I did get a little bit of a start on the new project. But tomorrow will be all about knitting 🙂 Hoping for much more progress on this and DH’s socks tomorrow!
For those of you who are Shark Week inclined, it is coming up! It starts this coming Sunday 8/9 and goes through the week. Jimmy Beans generally puts out some kind of shark week sock kit, which I always get and sometimes even make 🙂 This year they are doing something a little different. Shark… Continue reading Shark Week!
We got some flowers! We have quite a few marigold buds ready to go, but here are the first two to pop! Also, our lilacs have started blooming! They smell lovely 🙂 And we have quite a few buds, so hopefully they will be blooming for us for a while. In knitting news, I finished… Continue reading Finally!