Last minute Christmas Gift Knits for Kids

With Christmas just around the corner, you may well now be aware of kids or teens that you still haven’t sorted out something for. Here is my sure-fire hits for teens and children that don’t take long to make or much yarn. Knitted creatures Fantastic Beasts released the second film in the series, “The Crimes…

Fall Pumpkin Booties

With the change of season for most of my readers, Fall, or Autumn as we call it down here, is a big deal.  Changing of the leaves, pumpkins, Halloween and foods I don’t understand (candy corn?)… I will be in the throws of daffodils, warmer days and lambs. However, in preparation for those Fall events,…

Springtime Baby Booties

These booties are sweet, and a very quick knit.  Perfect for newborn babies, in their first few months. You will need: 3.5mm straight knitting needles 4ply baby yarn Darning needle Optional: ribbon for the ties Cast on 35 stitches (this is the bottom of the foot) 1. Knit 2. k1, k1 front and back, k14,…

Where is my April going?

It has been such a busy month thus far… Most of it has been rain. So no garden updates until I can handle getting outside long enough to take a photo!   Knitting has been a little slow too. I'm working on a top down baby cardigan, which top down is new for me…. But…