Spent the day surrounded by fiber lovers – touching luxurious yarn (at the Dutchess county fairgrounds). The Rhinebeck Sheep & Wool Festival draws thousands of fiber lovers, from all over. There are vendors galore, aisle after aisle of amazing yarn. I’m grateful for gorgeous sunny weather with temps in the 60’s = perfect day! I boughtContinue reading “Rhinebeck Sheep & Wool Festival “
With all the craziness going on in this world I’m grateful for my hobby of Crocheting/ Knitting …it helps keep my restless hands busy and anxious tendencies in check. I also use some of the helpful practices given (below). Working on a few charity projects, these prayer hearts will be sent to women who are grieving the lost of an infantContinue reading “Keeping it together, stitch by stitch…”
With a lot of craziness going on in our country, and the world, I gladly turn to my hooks and needles to create inner peace. Summertime = more colorful ☺ cotton on my hooks & needles. I’m still whipping up cute girlie headbands. I’ve added another charity cause for girls with Craniosynostosis. One of my friendsContinue reading “Headbands for Craniosynostosis”
Newborn size vs teeny preemie size… Crocheting using Caron one pound yarn & Bernat for accent stripes. So much smaller than this newborn baby hat Making a dozen of these for the preemie hat project of my Stitch & Bitch.
I’ve done a lot of crocheted items: hats, scarves, cowls, lapghans, and fingerless gloves for our charity projects. Added together my Stitch & Bitch donated in excess of 200 stitched items. I am grateful as a group could offer so much. On my #8 needles today is a sunny, lighter weight baby blanket (forContinue reading “Together we’ve done a lot…”
It’s Autumn and this is what is on my hook…Fingerless gloves! Made with Malabrigo “Rios” – pure Merino Superwash I will make some for sale on my Etsy too.
Solitude is just what I need… time for “being still”.
Weather permitting, I expect my weekend to include a picnicking, outdoor concerts and firework shows. I will be carrying the usual goodies and wearing my birthday gifts (cuff and bracelets, in pic) and patriotic colored items from my closet. Hoping to also get a lot more Crochet done, baby items and small cotton items. ItContinue reading “4th of July”
What’s on my hook this week are two more Laps–ghans (from our Valentine’s Day project). Loving using size K – I can whip things up a lot faster with this large crochet hook.
The ladies of my Stitch & Bitch are working a Valentine’s Day project making Lap-ghans for the Veterans at the Montrose Nursing Home. So, this is my work in process – I’m using a K hook, chain 89 (working the length across) for: 27″ x 44″. I’m doing a hdc with dc on the borderContinue reading “WIP new project”