2014 – New Year Knitting Goals

I am feeling ambitious. Maybe it’s because I’ve been getting a full-night’s sleep thanks to the tasmanian toddler getting used to a sleep schedule, or the fact that I got all my Christmas knitting done BEFORE Christmas or perhaps because I’m warmed by a glass of lovely Franzia Carbornet Sauvignon. In any case, I have…

Weird Knit Wednesday: Evil on the Shelf

So, I am not a fan of the Elf on the Shelf. It strikes me as being a bit deceitful and manipulative. Also, the whole thing reminds me of Chucky, which more than a little creeps me out. That being said, I have only a 1 year-old in my house. There is not much in…

Revealing my Drawers of Knitting Disasters

Stored away in our 2nd bedroom are the remnants of unwanted knitting. Inside this beautiful dresser that my husband and I bought for 5 dollars at auction (then distressed ourselves) are 4 drawers full of hand-knit items. I don’t recall how I decided to store them here, but it seems rather fitting they’ve been relegated…

A Fair Knitting Competition

Some of the award-winning knitting at the 2013 Kansas State Fair. I didn’t submit any items this year, so just eyeing the competition for next year! This won Best in Show – i believe over all the felted categories, which was what I won the previous year.

I Must Knit All the Things!

Something as overtaken me, causing an immense desire to knit. Knit a lot. I only spare the time it takes to write this as I sit under a sleeping baby. Not quite in a position for two sharp needles to be clanging together. ┬áSo here’s what is on the needles: Christmas socks for my father…

Elephant socks

In the process of knitting some lovely socks, and it’s turning into a very, very long process as I only knit about 30 – 45 minutes each night.