Christmas tree ornament?

So, my sister has loaned me a very fancy sewing machine in perpetuity so I have decided to experiment with various fabrics. Of course, I broke a needle because I was using the wrong kind. The sewing machine is a Bernina 1630 and is quite sophisticated. Every time I need to learn some thing I... Continue Reading →

Purple mini Afghan

I am happy to report that I have finally finished this mini Afghan. I used three different yarns. I used the Queensland wool and cotton blend that was 1500 yards and came in four colors in one cake. Then, I used a mohair and silk blend from Orion fiber arts from New York and then... Continue Reading →

Ribbed knitting board scarf

I think I’ve had this on my knitting board for a couple of years but I finally finished it! The yarn is lovely and the double knit ribbing is quite nice and makes for a stretchy fabric.

Baby blanket in pinks

I made this simple baby blanket in a linen stitch. No pattern either 🙂 the yarn is acrylic (3 large skeins) and an I hook. It only took about three weeks which is quick for me.

Green mini bean scarf

I finally finished this scarf! It was one of those long term projects that seemed to go in and on forever. The yarn is super soft and I finished it in Pineapple Soak then hand blocked it on towels. Turned out pretty nice 🙂

Colorful cowl

This was a quick creation I was able to make in an afternoon. The stitch is half double crochet through the third loop or crochet knit stitch in the round. I used Sirdar Aura yarn and the color way was great for this project.

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