Starting strong

October started really strong for meeting my 6-7 finished pieces per month. That’s mostly true because I don’t count scarves as done until they are fringed and wet finished. The 3 scarves I’ll show you were off the loom at the end of September, but not fringed or wet finished till early October. Way to […]

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 […]