My Ocean Moon shawl is done! The pattern is by Ambah O’Brien, and the yarns are all from stash. The white speckle and the black are Madeline Tosh, and the moon and ocean gradients are from my GnarledPaw collection. This pattern has a couple of options, all equally beautiful – I may well be knitting… Continue reading Ocean Moon
DH and I went on a short getaway to Seward AK this weekend. Seward is a cute little seaside town a few hours south of Anchorage. We got to see a few whales and an otter in the bay. I did not get pictures of the whales, but did get a video of the otter,… Continue reading Seward AK
I’m working on the sleeves of my Yawl cardigan – hopefully will be done soon! The new project is my start on the Ocean Moon MKAL shawl. I made a mistake when I initially did the first moon, so had to rip back and reknit that part. So I have a bit to do yet… Continue reading Wednesday WIPs
My Vertices Unite is done! The pattern (Ravelry link) is by Stephen West. It uses 5 colors of fingering weight yarn, but does not use them up. At least it didn’t for me. So if you have partial balls of yarn in your stash, this might be a good one to use them up. It… Continue reading Vertices Unite- Done!
August Uncommon recently started offering mystery tea boxes under this enticing name. And since I’m definitely up for a tea adventure, I bit. Here is what the first month of this subscription brought me: The theme for this month’s box is Forest & Field and how can I not like a tea called Neon Forest?… Continue reading Why Yes, I Would Like to Have a Tea Adventure!
I had a lot of knitting time today, which let me get two National Park afghan blocks done! (Ravelry link) Happy Galentine’s Day!! This block represents Glacier National Park, specifically the Going-to-the-Sun road which is a feature of the park. For more about this park, check out their website here. And this one represents Mesa… Continue reading Park Blocks: Slowly But Surely
To all who celebrate – I wish you a very Merry Christmas! To everyone else, have a wonderful Saturday 🙂
Here is the last 7 days of the Ms. Monster Christmas advent: Even though they aren’t a fade at all, all of this week’s minis have similarities with last week’s. I think when they are all opened, they will work together nicely 🙂 This week, I also started opening my DH’s gift, a half-month miniskein… Continue reading Advent Minis
The majority of the seeds I started are doing pretty well and ready to be planted next weekend! This tray is marigolds and forget-me-nots for the flower bed next to the short walkway up to our front door. The marigolds even have buds starting already! And this is just a mess of other flowers for… Continue reading Agriculture Report