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
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
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
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
I can finally talk about all the surprises I had planned for my dear friend, April, and her new baby girl! April and I have been friends since high school youth group. Now that we seem to be in the 2nd or 3rd wave of friends having babies, I kind of wanted to go all… Continue reading One Secret Is Out!
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!!!!
I need a little input from some of my fiber friends. So you know one of my friends is expecting a baby girl in a couple of months, and I am having so much fun making super cuteness for her. In fact, the cuteness is so super that it may actually kill me to not… Continue reading In Search Of…..
I actually had quite a bit of stitching time over the 4th of July holiday and into this week. Again, moving that lamp has given me back my evenings!!! And I had all day off on Friday the 5th, so I was able to have some fun with my kids on the 4th, do some… Continue reading My Week In Stitches
But I love my job! I work with some really great people who are helpful and friendly, and it's such a wonderful atmosphere! Now if they would just pay me to sit, talk and stitch all day, it would be perfect! LOLI'm having to readjust to working life, which means I've basically been a zombie… Continue reading Working Is HARD 🙂
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