STARLIGHT Blogger Award

Thank you, thank you, and thank you again to t.e.d.d.y. from the Funky Air Bear blog for the nomination for a STARLIGHT Blogger Award! I am truly honored and¬†thrilled that you love reading my blog ūüôā I love going through her blog to see what I can find¬†for inspiration on any given day! Go check…

FO – Septima’s Asymmetrical Shawlette

Another Finished Object (FO)! I’ve been waiting awhile to post this so I could link out to the pattern. It’s now up on Ravelry and I am so¬†pleased to show this off! The pattern is¬†Septima’s Asymmetrical Shawlette¬†from Linda Browning, aka¬†tinyknit¬†on Ravelry. She has a lot of awesome patterns for sale and at a pretty low…

FO – Two new hats!

I have been working on my¬†Sockhead Hat¬†since May 13th and finished it yesterday! It quickly became my take-along project while being a passenger in the car,¬†going to appointments, and talking while knitting.¬†I loved working with the Regia Flusi Das Socken Monster¬†yarn¬†(although I understand this particular yarn has been¬†discontinued) in the color 44941 – Partie. It…

Weeknight Dinner

While my husband and I were at the store this weekend, pondering once again what we were going to eat for a couple of nights, I happened upon a Hormel Lemon Garlic Pork Loin Filet in the pork section. I’ve never tried their pork products and thought we would give it a go. It was…

Book Review – The Little Paris Bookshop

From the very first page, I was entranced! My favorite quote from that page? “Not you of course, Monsieur Perdu. You are cashmere compared with the normal yarn from which men are spun.” Those that know my love of fine yarns would know this would pull me in hook, line, and sinker. This is the…

WIP – Septima’s Asymmetrical Shawl (Test Knit)

I am working on my very first test knit for Tinyknitters from Ravelry! So far, there have been two errors in the pattern that other caught before I started, so it’s been smooth sailing for me. I decided to use the same yarn the designer used. It a new yarn to me and is absolutely…

FO – Summer 2015 Knitalong Stepping Stones Shawl

I’m so excited that I finally finished this! It’s a beautiful yarn to work with (Artyarns Merino Cloud in Color 904 – Mood Ring) and a stunning free pattern, just for buying the yarn. I learned so much…my first CDD, SSK, short rows, and lace sections. At first, I thought I had taken on too…

Frogging, Lifelines, and Lace! Oh boy!

I have learned that when you are working on a lace project, and you have a husband who likes to interrupt your counting (or you get distracted and just lose count), it is inevitable that you will have to frog or tink backwards in your work. Luckily, I learned about lifelines from the very first…