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
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!
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
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
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