Stitching Saturday #90

 This week I have been working on my army. No really I have been making a dozen little ornaments of Mrs. Claus.  My mother in law wanted a handmade present to give to her Red Hat group during the Christmas exchange.  She saw a picture of the one I made as a teacher gift and decided she wanted some too.   I love it when people … Continue reading Stitching Saturday #90

Romantic Lacy Shawl

I have been on a crocheting spree getting ready for Christmas and filling last minute orders.  This shawl was one of my last minute special orders for Christmas.  The person who is ordering just asked for a lacy looking rectangle shawl using yarn she had already bought in a strawberry color.  That is it folks.  Do you know how many rectangle lacy shawl patterns there … Continue reading Romantic Lacy Shawl

Stitchin’ Saturday 45

This week has been pretty happy.  I finished 2 blankets, finally sewed the buttons on Mermaid’s Birthday Sweater, and my very first winter hat for myself.  I have narrowed it down to a hat and scarf set for one of Mermaid’s teacher gifts next month.  I even took the time to clean up the craft room.  The rest of the house is a complete shambles … Continue reading Stitchin’ Saturday 45

Stitchin’ Saturday #40

I am ready to go with the Highlander Poncho Pattern.  I am looking for a couple more testers.  If you want to help me test this pattern let me know.  I want to send out the pattern Monday and have everything done by Nov 18.  That way I can publish it on Thanksgiving. You would need appx 8 skeins of worsted weight yarn – 7 … Continue reading Stitchin’ Saturday #40

Week 1 of my 12 Weeks of Christmas Challenge

This post is a little late because I have been prepping the family and house for another hurricane.  Fingers crossed Nate dissolves into a puddle of nothing but shame in the Gulf and leaves us alone. This week I decided to start with something easy and picked the Holiday Ripple Garland.  If you can do chains and double crochet you can do this.  The hardest … Continue reading Week 1 of my 12 Weeks of Christmas Challenge