A friend of mine asked me to hem a pair of jeans for her. Last time I did this, I didn’t have to take them up too much, and I just tacked the extra material to the inside seam.
This pair needed to be taken up more than that, and there was […]
I was expecting more of a textured look to the Honey Cowl, but using a variegated yarn is giving the loops a personality of their own. I like it.
This project has been on my lap for most of the last week, but hasn’t progressed all that much. I was sick, my husband […]
Remember the first prayer pillow I made? Well, the recipient’s sister was baptized last weekend, so I thought she should have one of her very own. Everything came from my stash. My daughter approved the colors and fabric.
I had some more expensive transfer paper on hand and found I didn’t like […]
Overheard in our house today: “No bare feet in the snow!”
It’s hard to believe this was Monday. Gotta love our crazy Nebraska weather. (Also, I may have let her go barefoot for a little bit of our walk home.)
This Moment is a Friday ritual inspired by Amanda Soule.
I’m pleased with how this project turned out. It was really hard to capture the black on black stitches, but you get the idea. It’s less noticeable than in the photo.
One thing I found helpful while navigating all those dark stitches was to thread a contrasting yarn […]
Last week at knitting group we noticed that there were two very different blankets being made from the same exact stitch. The lighter blanket made out of fingering weight yarn is dense and squishy. The darker blanket made out of worsted weight yarn is light and airy. Both blankets are straight double crochet. […]