I can't begin to tell you how much time goes into something this small! This set is now listed at Cozy House Curios. *** I had just published this post when I saw there was a Yarn Along for March posted! In the interest of efficiency I decided to edit this into a YA post. … Continue reading Yarn Along: Miniature crocheted bedspread and pillows
Wondering what to tackle today. Altering the linen apron (above), or cutting out the next dress: Or, continuing work on my sweater: OR, trying to finish the miniature bedspread: *Sigh*
Bits and pieces
The dress Take 2 is done and I'm wearing it now, but haven't really taken photos in it yet. You can still see her baby face here: Moppet gave Indy a lecture the other morning. "Don't scratch people. That's bad. If you don't scratch them, then they'll like you. Don't bite. That's bad. If you're … Continue reading Bits and pieces
Three Bar Cross Baptismal Blanket
Soft, pretty, hand-crocheted. Now in the shop!
I set out some candy from me and from Grandmother last night. When Mittens saw her heart opened this morning she said, "*gasp* CHOCKIT!!!" Hahaha. I didn't make valentines this year. Yes, shame on me. I guess I was just too busy and knew the youngest two would get more out of it starting next … Continue reading Valentine’s Day
Yarn Along: Cross Blanket
This is one of those hibernating WIP (work(s) in progress) that I've been trying to dig out and finish. I think I started this about 12-18 months ago and dropped after row 8 or something. I'm on my third skein now and making decent progress. In case you can't imagine the finished product, here is … Continue reading Yarn Along: Cross Blanket
Lord, thank you for beds, warm shawls, hot coffee, drizzly Sunday afternoons, yarn, and lamps. Amen.
Loveliness and a prayer request
Gorgeous afternoon, breezy, low humidity, 69. The windows are all open and it's bliss to sit in front of one and work on a censer. In the midst of this loveliness, there is grief. Please pray for the child of God, Austin, who killed himself, and for his family, particularly his grandfather, Doug, who had … Continue reading Loveliness and a prayer request
Bits and pieces
So, yesterday I turned 43. Given the busy schedule we are celebrating tomorrow evening instead. The kids will make a birthday cake, I will blow out the candles, then I will have a piece of low-carb cheesecake from The Cheesecake Factory, solving that problem quite neatly. In the week after returning from the beach I … Continue reading Bits and pieces