DIY & Crafty!, Knitting / Crochet, Writing Prompt

too much acrylic yarn

The Daily Post Theme: Yarn I can't exactly pass up the Daily Post Theme about YARN, now can I? I have been pretty busy with a few knitting projects.  I have finished the Pirate Cove Shawl and I'm pretty pleased with it overall.  I have not taken a full photo of the finished project yet,… Continue reading too much acrylic yarn

DIY & Crafty!, Knitting / Crochet

Christmas Balls!

I know, Christmas is long over.  But I found a knitting pattern for a Christmas Ball ornament and it is literally all I can think about. You know how sometimes you search the internet for something particular and then you accidentally stumble onto something not related at all but really cool anyway?  That is exactly… Continue reading Christmas Balls!

DIY & Crafty!, Knitting / Crochet

team building exercise: knitting

A remarkable thing happened recently.  About a month ago, I wore one of my knitted scarves to work one day which caught the interest of a few of my co-workers.  Within moments, I had a small crowd of people inspecting my scarf and ask me questions about how I made it.  It turns out there… Continue reading team building exercise: knitting

DIY & Crafty!, Knitting / Crochet

the roseanne afghan

A few years ago, my husband and I decided to ditch cable TV.  We got tired of flipping through endless channels in search of something interesting to watch.  TV seemed like a waste of time especially since we could be doing something else with our time, like go for a walk or read or do… Continue reading the roseanne afghan

DIY & Crafty!, Family & Baby!, Knitting / Crochet

wrap it up

This weekend, I finished a few projects.  One really big one and a little fun one. Our cat, Mika, just loves the texture of our couch and enjoys (to no end) digging into the fabric to sharpen her little talons.  There is nothing you can do to keep her from sprinting up to the couch, scratching… Continue reading wrap it up

DIY & Crafty!, Quotes!

knitting is never a waste of time

~quote of the day~ “Sometimes, people come up to me when I am knitting and they say things like, "Oh, I wish I could knit, but I'm just not the kind of person who can sit and waste time like that." How can knitting be wasting time? First, I never just knit; I knit and… Continue reading knitting is never a waste of time

DIY & Crafty!

yarn on over

Before the holidays, I told my husband that I thought it would be a great idea to just knit all the kids in our families scarves for Christmas.  Let's also add that I mentioned this to him two weeks before Christmas.  And there are six kids.  Ghhaaaa!!  Luckily for me, I was able to crank… Continue reading yarn on over

DIY & Crafty!, Family & Baby!

diy project overload

Like many other crafty folks out there, I have a Pinterest account with a few boards and a few pins.  I'm not an addict by any means, but I do love scrolling through all the pretty projects and daydreaming about crafting.  I don't know how many projects that I have pinned that I have actually tried - admittedly… Continue reading diy project overload