Category Archives: Knitting

Fluffy Yellow Pom-Pom Hat

It all started with a big, yellow, fluffy, fur pom-pom. No, that’s not true. It all started when I bought a beautiful single skein of yellow speckled yarn from madelinetosh, and fell in love. I immediately tried to get more of the colorway, … Continue reading

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Remembering Baby Blue

October 15th was Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. It’s a special day, because it’s meant to celebrate the short lives of all babies lost during pregnancy, or soon thereafter. It’s a day where I remember the baby I lost … Continue reading

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Knitting Away the Pain

I just had surgery to remove a kidney stone. I call it mega stone. It was about 12x8mm and stuck in my left kidney. The surgeon had to blast mega stone with a laser before he could extract it. Now … Continue reading

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Autumn, Frostfangs, and a Buttercup.

Oh how I love this time of year. The pretty leaves, the cooler weather, the earlthy smell in the air. Autumn is the best! We were up at the cabin for my recent birthday and the fall colors were just … Continue reading

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Knitting A.D.D. is a thing.

The struggle is real. I can’t fight the need to cast on. The ravelry searches start, hunting for a pattern. I calculate stash yarn yardage against my bank balance – can I get new yarn? Maybe a larger project then… … Continue reading

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Springing Forward

The snow has finally melted, and Spring time is here! Since we now have a yard, and a functional garage – that means we have been gardening, and tackling some various DIY home projects. Last Fall I got interested in … Continue reading

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An Orchid Hat for My Daughter

My daughter saw me working on the Frostfangs Hat  the other day, and asked if I would be able to make her a hat with orchids on it. I searched ravelry and didn’t see anything that fit her request, so I … Continue reading

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