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Mommy and Me Sock Set

Having my daughter-in-law as a Mom-to-be brings back so many happy memories of my own pregnancies and early Mommyhood. It reminds me of the tough times too. Labor and delivery, fighting exhaustion - early hours of the morning spent in the rocking chair, nursing and praying my little one would sleep so I could too. As I've been knitting gifts for my new grandson, I've thought of those gifts I … [Read More...]


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Binky Strap Tutorial

We learned of our pregnancy early, so we feel like we have known FOREVER, but are still several weeks away from learning the gender. I wanted to start sewing baby things, but decided to limit myself … [Read More...]

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Jelly Roll Knitted Washcloth Pattern

I've been carrying a special secret close to my heart. I'll be welcoming a new grandchild into my brood this fall! It's definately time to get knitting, but I'm not too excited about breaking out wool … [Read More...]

Drawing on Fabric Tutorial

Draw Your Own Fabric

I came upon a happy crafting accident recently with my new set of Derwent Inktense pencils. I bought them to sketch with, but learned that they work quite well on fabric! They dissolve with liquid, … [Read More...]


A Zig Zag Scrappy Scarf

In my estimation, the best scrappy type knitting patterns are easy to remember. I love to have them "on the go" for a long time. A project that sits by my favorite chair that I can pick up at any time … [Read More...]


Doodle Art – Daily!

Although I love to draw and create - I often find myself being tight and restrictive, unable to loosen up. Not conducive to creating! I've found that warming up with doodling helps me to relax and … [Read More...]


Increase, Decrease

I just received a review copy of Increase, Decrease - 99 Step by Step Methods by Judith Durant from Storey Publishing and I am absolutely floored! I answer multiple questions each and every week … [Read More...]