[regular blog post at the bottom below the Yarn Along post] So these are some of my recent projects. All of these went into the shop (except that last in-progress photo) but only the miniatures are left. I do like making things people enjoy! Of course, if it's not enjoyable for me then it's hard … Continue reading Yarn Along for August
Three-Bar Cross Blanket Progress
I realized the bottom bar was coming out wonky despite following the stitch and row counts (from an earlier blanket) precisely. Argh! I ripped back HALF of my work and started again: And last night I finished the body of the blanket. Border to follow. (Poor lighting at night.) Father watched me struggle to untangle … Continue reading Three-Bar Cross Blanket Progress
Visit to St. Paraskevi Monastery
The photos speak for themselves. (As usual, I did not take photos during Vespers or Small Compline.) You can find St. Paraskevi Greek Orthodox Monastery here.
These crocheted versions are available at Cozy House Curios. Interestingly, I am also in charge of dying the real red eggs for our parish at Pascha. I'm glad I don't have to crochet that many!
Signs of Spring
Spring has arrived without a doubt. Of course, from the point of view of some (in the snowy, far north), we went from fall to spring, giving winter a miss. But by our own low standards, winter was here, and now we're bracing for summer. Spring is usually wet, but February saw us receive twice … Continue reading Signs of Spring
Three Bar Cross Baptismal Blanket
Soft, pretty, hand-crocheted. Now in the shop!