Spooky Month Is Right Around The Corner

Photo by Sanndy Anghan on Pexels.com My youngest was delighted this year to hear that Halloween "officially' begins on September 1. We have spent the entire month thus far planning crafts and recipes to try, planning decoration, and planning things I am supposed to knit up and crochet (not even if I had one hundred …

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Should I Knit Or Should I Not?

Photo by rocknwool on Unsplash So, I have had a running goal of knitting twelve sweaters every year; ever since I started to make that goal, I have in no way come even close to achieving that goal. I thought I was more on track this year when I completed four sweaters in February, all …

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My December Crochet Project

Photo by Karen Penroz on Unsplash **Please note: there are NO affiliate links in this post. This year, I have no real desire to participate in a CAL or a KAL--although I have signed up to do the Leave Gnome Stone Unturned KAL, simply because I love these gnomes--and I probably won't even think about …

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Harry Potter Reference

Photo by Artem Maltsev on Unsplash My youngest son is a HUGE Harry Potter fan. On holidays, he gets Harry Potter stuff. In general, when we find books and certain other items (as in not too expensive) in stores we usually end up bringing something home for him. He has a wand collection that extends …

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By Definition: A Weighted Blanket

photo unsplash.com I told you about the 2021 Stashdown Granny Challenge CAL hosted by Jennifer over at Fiber Flux recently. I am nearing the end of my first destash granny. She is currently queen topper size (as in, she covers only the top and none of the sides of our queen bed). Each round of …

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The 2021 Stashdown Granny Challenge

photo unsplash.com Jennifer from Fiber Flux is hosting this CAL.  You can find out more on her blog here. It sounds like an amazing idea.  Using up a multitude of yarn from my stash.  I have a ton of acrylic that I have collected over the years—I cannot resist a sale…I have yarn that I …

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