Christmas in February

No, I’m not celebrating Christmas now, I’m simply getting around to posting all the gifts I made for Christmas. Well, most of the gifts. I forgot to take pictures of a couple.

I had to mail the presents for my niece and her family. She got 4 wool dryer balls and 2 cotton potholders.


Christmas Eve 2016

It’s Christmas Eve. I’ve baked my grandma Troiano’s date nut bread and grandma Cherre’s pizzelles, chocolate-peanut-butter balls (some call them buckeyes), my sister’s most excellent recipe for ginger cookies that include lots of freshly grated orange peel, and some cinnamon biscotti. The first three are major traditions in my family.

I’m still knitting […]

Handmade Holiday, part 1

By now everyone for whom I made Christmas gifts has received them, so I can show you. I decided to go with the order in which I made them.

First is a knitted baby blanket for my grandson, RCA, who will likely be born within the next 2-1/2 weeks. The request, from his big brother, […]

All wrapped up

I met my goals for today. I got photos taken of all the things I made (some better quality than others, but you can’t see any of them anyway). I got ALL of my Christmas wrapping done. Presents under the tree for my celebration here with my son.

And presents that I’ll take somewhere […]

Done and done

It’s been more than a week since I finished weaving the warp for KG and me, but I didn’t finish the off-loom work and get them in the mail until today! Some of that was because of an agreement KG and I had reached about timing. Then, since I was working on Christmas gifts […]