So I have been doing some posting over on Relentless Knitting Blog and wanted to share a little with you here.
Emily and I are both expecting babies within a few months of one another. We have a lot of knitting to do! Here's a peek but if you go here, you'll get all the links to patterns and inspiration!
Has it really been more than a year since I posted anything?! I'm the worst! The reality is I have been posting, mainly about knitting and because of that the posting is happening on our company blog; Relentless Knitting Company.
There is one exciting thing I'd like to report and the main project I am working on at the moment... We're having a baby! Our boy is due in October and I'm so looking forward to being a Mom!
We had a birthday/gender reveal party for the little guy and it was so nice to have all my friends and family around for the announcement. I was so busy visiting with family and friends that I didn't take a lot of pictures. My glorious sister-in-law did however take pictures and videos so as soon as I have them from here I will fill you all in.
The main event was a cake that my dear friend Emily baked. I got the results from my ultrasound in a sealed envelope and gave it to Emily who baked a cake that was blue on the inside to let us know the gender of our baby. It was such a cute a delicious cake! Thank you Em! You're the best!
I did a little LYS tour after work on my birthday and at one shop picked up the new Knit Scene Accessories and at the other bought the yarn required to make one of the projects!
The project I choose is the Frequency Cowl by Barbara Kreuter. I love the lines, very mathematical.
On the other hand the colours I choose are very different from the ones in the model. I've been wanting to make something with Zealana Rimu for ages. My LYS has both the standard and special edition Rimu so I mixed them together to come up with this colour combination. Rimu is a merino and possum blend and when you knit it it blooms beautifully. I'm envisioning a halo of soft colours all blending together, something almost out of focus.
I thought I would give the new app a try and show you all the lovely yarn a spun on my new wheel! I'm so excited about my new hobby!
I wrote a pattern for a crochet hat quite a few years ago, it's not very well written, there's no gauge reference and it really was just a 'wing it' project. However, I've been fortunate to have the pattern well "favorited" on Raverly and other crocheters comment to make it easier for others attempting the pattern.
This pattern is licensed under creative commons with the stipulation that credit is given to the designer and it is clearly stated where the free pattern can be found. Enjoy!
My Grandpa turned 90 at the beginning of March so we had a big party for him over the long weekend. Lots of family and friends arrived at my childhood home and we had a great weekend sharing stories and hanging out together.
I did plan ahead for things to do while Grandpa napped and earned the title of "Crafternoon Facilitator". Our Friday afternoon craft was Modge Podged wall mounted bottle openers. I picked up some great Pulp Fiction books from a local used book store and we used the covers to decorate our bottle openers. I'm pretty pleased with how they turned out and have to find a place to mount it. We used exterior Modge Podge so they could go outside.
I'm a middle school French Immersion Science Teacher who loves to create.