Posts Tagged: Knitting

Cascading Colors – a sweet baby blanket

I knitted this pretty blanket for dear baby Annabel Maeve, the newest little member of our growing family! The pattern is called “Cascading Colors Baby Blankie“, and the instructions and materials list can be found on the Lion Brand website.  It knits up very quickly because you hold two yarns together and use size 17 […]

Knit for Baby – Cotton Cardigan

I went to a baby shower today!  The daughter of a very special friend is expecting her first child in February and, keeping true to the trend, the expectant parents are choosing to be surprised.  Wonderful, really.  Unless, like me, you like to knit baby sweaters in pink or blue…so, white it is. Debbie Bliss […]

Baby Love II

Back in June, I blogged about my hairdresser’s pregnancy with her first baby.  Quick recap:  She and her husband chose to be surprised by the baby’s sex.  She had a premonition that the baby was a girl.  And a dream of her “passed-on” grandma told of a girl…..remember?  I knitted a pretty pink blanket because […]

Christmas in July

My sister-in-law, Linda, once told me that Christmas is like a part-time job.  There is always so much to do, that I have to agree.  Although a chorus of “Dominick the Donkey” can lift my mood and put me in the holiday spirit, I get totally stressed by thoughts of gift-giving, decorating, baking, handmade gifts, […]


I very recently received an “invitation” to join Ravelry, a knit and crochet community.  The invitation was not sent randomly….no.  I submitted my email address and requested an invite.  I checked my “in box” hourly over the next several days, wishing and hoping that it would arrive soon (sort of like waiting for the van […]