cross stitch · · knitting · My Big Toe · socks

My Weeks In Stitches

Hello everyone!  I've had a few crazy weeks with training for my job, end of school stuff and prepping for a business trip.  I'm actually typing this blog post from the airport on my way home!  I have a few photo updates for you, though!This last weekend I started back on my socks.  I figured… Continue reading My Weeks In Stitches

cross stitch · finishes · goals · Great Is Thy Faithfulness · · knitting · My Big Toe · my personality · national crochet month · productivity · reflections

This Year I Resolve To Work On One Project At A Time

I'm just kidding; I would never ever do that!  But you're reading!Yes, I know what the productivity experts say about focus and really being able to devote attention to tasks.  And I think we've had this conversation before on this blog.  I think a creative person needs a certain amount of chaos to sort out,… Continue reading This Year I Resolve To Work On One Project At A Time

cross stitch · Great Is Thy Faithfulness · Hallie · hat · · knitting · My Big Toe · socks · WIP

My Week In Stitches

Progress pics!  And kids growing up too fast!Let's start with this year's Seahawks socks (I dubbed them Volume 12, referring to the loud fanbase in Seattle - the cabled side gusset reminded me of the 12 hawk wings on the uniforms).  The original pattern, which the designer called Maeva, can be found here.  Holy Cables,… Continue reading My Week In Stitches

fingerless gloves · free pattern · hat · · kids · knitting · scarf · winter · yarn

The Kid-Knit Catch Up Post

Both of my kids have outgrown their winter hats, and they both have tried to steal my fingerless gloves.  So I decided to make them each a full set of winter accessories - hat, fingerless gloves, and new scarves.  This whole concept evolved from the moment I started thinking about it.  What really happened is… Continue reading The Kid-Knit Catch Up Post

crochet · · knitting · random · squirrel


No, not this kind:Nor, sadly, this kind:From 123stitch.comMore like this:(from the movie "Up")Sigh.This is what "squirrel" looks like in my house right now:And it's a secret for a just a little while longer.  All these precious babies, they'd better know how much Auntie Drea loves them!! :)I am very happy to report that Baby Girl… Continue reading SQUIRREL!!!!

crochet · · knitting

A Challenge for 2013 – a Penny-A-Day

I found this tutorial for Sea Pennies on Pinterest (a while ago, actually - I pinned it originally because of the colors).  The link will take you to the tutorial on Julia Crossland's website (which is wonderful, btw).I don't know if you've seen these row-a-day scarves people knit based on the color of the sky… Continue reading A Challenge for 2013 – a Penny-A-Day