30 Day Knitting Challenge – Days 7 & 8

I actually made it 48 hours without being on the computer. Let me tell you…it really helped a lot! I went and got a pedicure on Tuesday and relaxed the rest of the day; catching up on some shows on my DVR. Yesterday my husband and I went on an afternoon date to see Star…

FO – 3 Color Cashmere Cowl & WIP

I recently shared a post talking about my 3 Color Cashmere Cowl designed by Joji Locatelli, which was at that time a WIP. It’s now finished and I’m excited to share the results! This was an absolute dream to work on and I really enjoyed seeing everyone’s color combinations and creativity with the pattern. The…

FO – Miramar Shawlette

Hi All! I can finally share the test project I worked on recently, as the pattern is now live! You might remember me mentioning it as the shawlette of forever ūüôā That’s only because of the hand issues I was going through at the time. It’s actually a beautiful cable and lace shawlette¬†designed for a…

FO – Three Hats for Miss Maria

I told you about my friend Gabby’s daughter, Maria, in another post¬†earlier this week. She’s making excellent progress so far and Gabby¬†appreciates all the prayers that have come her way for healing and strength. I’ve now completed three, yes count them, three adorable hats that I hope she will love! All three are made out…

FO – Charity’s Wrap / WIP – Folded Squares Cardigan

I’m so happy¬†I can share final pictures of one my latest FO’s (Finished Objects)! I’ve been chomping at the bit to share the full project with you.¬†Charity’s Wrap went live on Ravelry today and guess what? It’s a free pattern! Isn’t that exciting news? This was a very simple project, with a bit of easy…

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…