Tagged with Knitting

Things that make me happy – April 9, 2013

1) Sunshine. 2) Warmer temperatures. 3) Progress on the house. 4) Mid-week dinner parties with friends. 5) Finding the perfect buttons for my first hand knitted sweater for myself. 6) Starting the day with a site visit to a construction project just getting started. 7) Being greeted with a very enthusiastic “Good Morning!” by a … Continue reading

Merry Giftmas!

Merry Giftmas!

I have rediscovered my love for Christmas in the last few years.  My joy in the season is not built upon the anticipation of any presents I get, but for the feeling I get when I give one that I think someone is really going to like.  My eager anticipation / trepidation grows when it … Continue reading

Games, not just for children

Have I mentioned before that I love games?  No?   Really?    That can’t be right.   Here, let me do it now.    I.   LOVE.   GAMES. I’m glad that’s out in the open now.  Finally. So you might be wondering: “why do you love games so much?”   Well, let me explain. … Continue reading

Things that make me happy – March 29, 2012

1) New yarn!   Yesterday an invisible force field sucked me into the loop while I was out for “recess”.   I didn’t have much of anything in mind… and I almost made it out without purchasing anything… but then I found this amazing hand painted Misti Alpaca lace weight yarn in “Blues in the Night”  on … Continue reading

This is not a mitten

This is not a mitten

Well okay, yes it is a mitten.   It is a mitten that I made.  It is a Knitted mitten that I made.   This is important.   Other than a couple of terrible scarves and a few swatches done many years ago, I have never knit anything.  Before today, that is.  Before today, I was … Continue reading