Winter storm Euclid hit western New York State yesterday. I went out early in the day to get my groceries, and by the time I got home at about 11AM the snow started. It never stopped. When I went to bed 12 hours later it was snowing just as hard.
So when I got [...]
After I made hats and hats and more hats for people for Christmas, in my unceasing egocentricity I said to myself, “Hey, I didn’t get a new hat!” So I decided to knit myself one.
I didn’t really want a hat, I wanted a cowl/hood — something that would keep my chest warm both outdoors [...]
I know that the old saying is really warm hands, warm hearts, but for my Christmas giving this year, I modified it to hats. Starting with Rusty’s three hats, I was in the hat-making zone. And enjoying it.
Amanda saw a pattern she loved for a 16-cable hat. While international issues made getting the [...]
Now that the gifts have been given, I can do the Christmas gift reveals.
Back in June, before Rusty was even born, Amanda told me that he needed hats for Christmas. She even sent me a link to an Etsy seller who would sell me patterns that she liked. I went ahead and purchased the [...]
Amanda told me Rusty needs handmade hats for Christmas. And that he needs a Santa hat. I figured I’d better knit up the Santa hat by Thanksgiving, otherwise by Christmas time there’d be less chance to wear it.
I found the pattern here, and modified it to make it longer and put a bell on [...]