Tag Archives: gift

Across The Pond

I tend to make the same things over, and over, and over….. Do you? I just get these favorites going and they’re like old friends [...]

Pikachu Hat for my DS

My son has a yellow and black sports car that he calls Pikachu, so he needed a Pikachu Hat. He seems to be really enjoying it too – ev [...]

All Washed Up

Various dishcloths for gifts and such. Patterns used: All Washed Up and Baby Fern Stitch Dishcloth [...]

Tiny Christmas Ornament

It’s easier for me to commit to printing, painting and some minis than knitting right now with all my aches and pains, so this is a Ch [...]

Instead of a card…

For co-workers, neighbors and friends. A little something more than a card. Hope you’re having fun getting ready for Christmas, too. đ [...]

Dishcloth mania

Decided to try to de-stash some leftover cotton and make some dishcloths for friends and upcoming gifts I’m going to need. The knit on [...]

Well Dressed Whiskey

We were headed to a grown-up’s birthday party, with whiskey in mind for our gift, but wanted to wrap it in a unique way. Found the Cab [...]

Wedding Ishbel for Sarah

The Ishbel by Ysolda Teague is my go-to for special occasion gift shawls. Love this pattern. Before I know it, I’m at the lace section [...]

Ireland in the summer

We just returned from a bus tour and family visit in Ireland. People ask where we went, and it’s more like, where didn’t we go? [...]

Flower Baby Blanket

A new flower baby blanket for my Etsy shop.… [...]

Autumn Baby Gifts

Recently, a friend asked if I would make a blanket for a “Black & White themed baby room, but with a touch of orange” and th [...]

Creamy Dreamy Shawl

This pattern is the South Bay Shawlette by Lion Brand Yarn done up in Malabrigo Lace in Natural. I love to make this shawl in this yarn, it& [...]

”Master gave Zoey clothing.”

It’s true – Zoey is a free house elf now! Since we moved the sofa away from the front window to make room for the Christmas tree [...]

A Doily Rug for My Sister

My sister saw some doily rugs on Etsy or Pinterest, made from tshirts or that tshirt yarn and asked me if I could make one. I tried to find [...]

Happy Birthday Kristie

A Holden Shawlette for my lunch buddy in Malabrigo sock. The border is done with leftovers of the same yarn in similar colors. [...]

Basketweave baby blanket

This is just a simple basket weave blanket for a co-worker, due in August. The yarn is Loops & Threads Snuggly Wuggly from Michaels in a [...]

Dainty Mary Janes

A friend at work asked for baby booties for her expectant friend, so we settled on this cute pattern and she just loved them. The yarn is Be [...]

Robin’s Egg Afghan

This WIP has been “In progress” since February 2009. In my own defense, it’s pretty hot here to be stitching together a he [...]

Christmas gift making

Trying to get a head start on done winter mittens for Christmas. One more color to go. These are Wood hollow mittens in Cascade 220 super wa [...]

Christmas in July, 2011, continued

A few gift scarves are finished for Christmas, whew! But I still have a to-knit-or-crochet list a mile long. Eventually I’m hoping tha [...]

Christmas in July, 2011

I have to work on my Christmas gifts year-round, or I would never get them done. From Webs, this is worsted jo-joland + Valley Yarns Stockbr [...]

Itty Bitty Baby Feet

A cousin asked if I would make socks for her soon-to-arrive baby. I honestly had nothing on the needles so how could I say no? They’re [...]

And away it goes…..

A gift bag completes the gift and off it goes to the birthday girl. Hope she likes it. [...]

Happy Bearthday!

We have a new baby (one of several) arriving soon in my family. I’ve never met this cousin, but we found each other on Facebook, She n [...]

Baby Booties

A co-worker asked me for some baby booties for a baby born into his circle of friends. I just can’t resist baby knitting, know what I [...]

Split Pea Happiness

This scarf is for my niece for her 21st birthday and was made with Berroco Ultra Fine Alpaca held double. The pattern is the Shell Script Wr [...]

Smoke Ring for Christmas

Flared Smoke Ring knit in Malabrigo lace in purple mystery for a Christmas gift. I really enjoy making this pattern. Only took @ half a skei [...]

The Pink Shawl

Hooray! I finished this shawl for a friend for her birthday. I carried it around everywhere I went and tried to work on it. I guess it took [...]

Fiber gifts, oh the joy!

My goodness!! He’s awesome for knowing when I need a little something to cheer me up. The job hunting has been exhausting. Interviews, [...]

Crocheting for a cause…

Having had 2 preemies, I try to give to the preemie charities whenever I can. In a group I belong to, August was declared “Preemie Mon [...]

Just a little Housewarming Gift…

A friend of mine decided to enter the world of miniatures so I wanted to welcome her to my “little neighborhood” by making her a [...]

Crochet on through all crisis…

So off to the ER we go for a severe upper abdominal pain that has haunted me for @10 years every once in a while. I always thought it was my [...]

Sewing some project bags…

A woman at my knit night shared a link to the sweetest pattern to make a nice project bag! They really are fast, and the pattern has more de [...]

Michelle’s Bookworm Recipe – a free pattern

If you have yarn scraps (and I bet you do) this is a great little project to use them up and readers and children seem to love them. I have [...]

Taxes and stuff

Today I am getting a gift ready for my accountant. Normally I dread the accountant, and I lose a ton of sleep at tax time. This past year I [...]
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