Monthly Archives: January 2011

Cadet Colors Mitts

I knitted another pair of fingerless mitts from sock yarn over the weekend. It’s lovely to know I can make these from one little 50 gm. ball. It’s Patons Kroy in Cadet Colors this time, which I got at Jo-Ann’s. … Continue reading

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More Snow

Another sixteen inches of snow came during the night, which gave me a prime opportunity to learn how to use our large snow blower. WWwwa-Hoo! DH was able to put in a full day’s work from home, which meant no … Continue reading

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What a Haul!

The quilt fabric skirts I picked out Saturday were back in with the rest of the skirts, but all three were waiting for me! Each one was priced differently, but the clerk decided their sale prices were $2 each. Nice! … Continue reading

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Ripple of the Week #4

Ripple Number Four’s colors remind me of Starburst Fruit Chews, a mouth-watering candy. Starburst 11,288 crocheted stitches  — 66,416 stitches donated ytd

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Pre-shopping at Sal’s

I ran into Sal’s today just to see what was new and noticed three rather large gathered skirts made from quilt fabrics; safari animals, tie dye and flames! I’m thinking about going back on Wednesday, when all clothing (except those … Continue reading

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Finished Ripple of the Week #3 and Beginning #4

I’m preparing a hand-out and stitch swatches for a short (one hour and fifteen minutes) free crochet class at the library on Saturday. Three of us will be teaching. It’s hosted by the kids’ blanket charity group which is hoping … Continue reading

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Such a Find!

Today I found this beautiful hand-knit baby afghan at a thrift store. It looks fresh from a gift box, yet it was only $5! It’s ultra-soft; maybe the yarn is a cotton/acrylic blend. I’m going to give it to the … Continue reading

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