My SIL’s Christmas Elvis mittens are done! The pattern is called Elvis Presley, (Ravelry link) and is by Lotta Lundin. I used Knit Picks Palette in white and black. I used less than a skein of each to do this pair of mittens. I’m happy with how they turned out! Also, I have to thank… Continue reading Mitten Monday: Elvis!
Now that all the Christmas excitement is over and all the yarn advents have been unwrapped, here are mine: This is a half month/12 day advent my DH gave me for Christmas. It is from Fangirl Fibers, and the theme is Marshmallow World. It is 11 20g. miniskeins and 1 full skein. They aren’t traditional… Continue reading Advents
I finished my bulky brioche Christmas cowl last night! This is going to be a last minute present for my Mom, so it was great to be able to get that done so quickly 🙂 Also, we put our lights up last weekend. They are so bright and cheerful, I sometimes go outside for a… Continue reading Suddenly – Christmas Spirit All Over the Place
I don’t do Christmas advents all that often, but this year there were two I couldn’t resist – one tea and one yarn (of course). The tea one is from the Dollar Tea Club. It is looking promising so far! It started today with one biggish package of a black tea called Amaretto Blush. I… Continue reading Countdown To Christmas
Today was cookie baking day at our house. We don’t ordinarily bother with cookies, or if we do it’s just a batch or two. Mom is a Christmas elf though, so this year cookies were happening! The fridge looked like this this morning – packed with doughs mixed earlier this week and ready to bake,… Continue reading Cookiemageddon
I have been working away on my Schooner, but it all looks like a bit more of this… So the same as before, just a bit more of it! In other news – hope everyone who celebrates had a Merry Christmas? Ours was pretty nice. We got to sleep in (since we have no kids,… Continue reading Knit knit knit