sugarplums baby blanket

sugarplums baby blanket

What happened to all those posts I promised in December? I had grand plans to edit photos, write patterns and have some posts queued up for January. Unfortunately, I brought back an unwanted souvenir from my trip to Costa Rica and spent the first three weeks of January fighting off a parasite. Daily life was…Keep Reading

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