Summer Knitting Knit Picks Striped Socks

Summer Knitting Knit Picks Striped Socks

Summer knitting, for me, is usually socks on two circs.  I knit one sock at a time, but using the circulars makes it easy to stash my knitting in a bag.  Socks are the perfect knitting for baseball games and car travel. Details for this sock are on my Ravelry page.  I...
I Heart Macro Red Beach Glass

I Heart Macro Red Beach Glass

Do you sense a theme here?  Yes, I’m wacko for beach glass!  We introduced my niece to this fun hobby last week and she found red glass.  Red glass is like gold!  Find out why here. After we were finished scouring the beach, we sat down for a picnic lunch and...
Hula Hoop Rug Fail

Hula Hoop Rug Fail

My twitter friends have heard me talk about my hula hoop adventures.  I was inspired by this to give the rug a try.  I have a lot of t shirt scraps from my quilts.  I’ve knitted them into rugs and I’ve send some off to the amazing Ekra but when I saw this...
I’m Just a Beach Gal

I’m Just a Beach Gal

You could say I’m a family gal – and a city gal – but I’m also a beach gal.  I’m not sure why.  Perhaps it’s because I grew up near Lake Erie, which was our sole entertainment.  Or perhaps it’s because I was born in the sign...
T Shirt Quilt with a Twist

T Shirt Quilt with a Twist

A customer was so happy with my first quilt for her son she asked me to create a quilt for her daughter.  Some of the tee shirts were very small, but I was able to adapt them to fit. Because of the disparate colors of the shirt, it was difficult to find a coordinating...