Monthly Archives: September 2012

COLOR

COLOR all in caps – it is the hardest thing for me when I am beginning a project. I am paralyzed by all the choices. I love color but I always stick to the same colors when I am picking … Continue reading

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cheater quilts

I am one of those pet owners that allow her dog to come up on the bed at night. Yes we are co-sleepers. She doesn’t stay very long – she prefers to stretch out and there isn’t enough room for … Continue reading

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This morning I am up early- it is dark outside my window and the world outside is quiet. Meva (our dog) is outside stalking the yard – something woke her up(maybe a raccoon). Its nice to sit in the dark … Continue reading

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Cast On Bind Off

Cast On Bind Off by Leslie Ann Bestor   I won this wonderful book from Weekend Knitter. It has came in so handy while I knit hats for the August charity. I never knew there were this many different cast … Continue reading

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Scurry

My sister and I were visiting over the phone yesterday. And we both commented how busy we are. Peg and I are so busy right now in our gardens picking and thinning and trying to capture the last of the … Continue reading

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Woe is me

Yes you got that right– woe is me or maybe it would be more accurate to say woad is me! I planted woad this spring and have a nice little patch in my garden where I can control it so … Continue reading

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Firing on all cylinders

I have been awarded a Blog on Fire Award. nope I didn’t fly to close to the sun and catch on fire. and I don’t think it means I am firing on all cylinders like a smooth running engine. Thanks … Continue reading

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all hands

So if you have read the last two posts I have been knitting an octopus so I can show you how to double knit an arm. I wrote down the recipe in a similar fashion to how I send my … Continue reading

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Octopi continued

Ok before anyone points it out I did look up octopi and made sure it was indeed a word. There is a whole lot of info out there in google land about whether it is octopi, octopuses or octopodes. And … Continue reading

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after thoughts about double knitting

I have been knitting these cute little monkeys with snaps on the hands and legs. I love them in the larger size but the minis really tickle me. They snap together and I find them hanging about doing all kinds … Continue reading

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