free 2015 calendar

free 2015 calendar

   I have some fun knitting projects to share soon, but haven’t had time to download the pictures off my camera and post about them. During my upcoming two week vacation, I plan to get the projects ready to share (in between a trip to Costa Rica and days on the ski slopes in Colorado).…Keep Reading

knit this super easy baby hat

knit this super easy baby hat

It may come as a surprise that though I enjoy knitting baby items (blankets, hats, sweaters, etc.), I really dislike baby showers. Usually I don’t attend the shower and just send my gift. The cheesy games, the “oohing” and “ahhing” over every present opened, the passing of gifts around a circle… it’s just not my…Keep Reading

triangle bobble blanket

triangle bobble blanket

I teased this pattern back in April when I first started designing it. It took me a few trial and error swatches to finally get the pattern I wanted with repeating triangles. I used Cotton Ease yarn for the gray, knitting portion. I love Cotton Ease for baby blankets because it’s soft, washable and durable. It’s a…Keep Reading

english rose tweed baby blanket

english rose tweed baby blanket

This Spring I started designing two new baby blanket designs. I should know better than to buy yarn and start two projects at once. I was making great progress on the first blanket until the yarn came for the second one. At that point the new yarn distracted me and I couldn’t resist starting the…Keep Reading

summer quinoa

summer quinoa

Each time we get to a new season in Colorado I think about how even though the season we’re coming out of is great, the season we’re going into is really my favorite. Winter and snow and skiing is amazing, but it’s really great to bike and ski during spring. Spring with all the variety in…Keep Reading