Monthly Archives: December 2012

2012 Debriefing

I had a goal this year to complete 100+ projects, and I’m super happy that I met my goal in mid December. There were some projects that only took an hour.  Some that took months.  Others a week here or … Continue reading

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Knitted Giving and Receiving

This year I gave away two knitted gifts. One for my new niece Brenna. I have a thing for monogram sweaters on kids, so this was one of those gifts I didn’t procrastinate on.  In fact, I think I finished … Continue reading

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What I Love: Quilts

My new Friday ritual: I have a goal to photograph 101 things I love. I don’t know if it’s the artistry, the coziness, texture of the cotton or the quilting, or the marvelous textile designs that I love most. I … Continue reading

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Frogged by Puppies

I was recently cleaning out my car.  Typically I leave an easy knit in my car for the times when I’m waiting for my kids to get out of school or an activity. Lately it was the scarf for my … Continue reading

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What I Love: Small Town Movie Theaters

A two-screen theater still on main street.  Love this about my community.  Love that it even gets movies on their opening date.  We’re going to go to The Hobbit tonight (also LOVE Tolkien).

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Landing Strips

Tomorrow I am going to give each of my three kids the quilts I made them over the course of the year. I happy to show you my son’s quilt that I just finished binding last night: it’s called Landing … Continue reading

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A Red and Orange Lesson

My daughter told me that her cousin, my niece, wants a knitted hat “because she’s never had one before.”  By that, I interpret never had a hand-made hat before.  When I was in Chicago, I stopped into Loopy Yarns, called … Continue reading

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