Tag: birthday gift

Of Mittens and Monkeys

It’s day five of Knitting and Crochet Blog Week and today’s topic is “something a bit different”. (I know; I should be a natural: different – this I know). 😉  I’ve chosen to write about my latest knitting predicament in the form of a poem, because when you’re pressed for time to finish knitting projects it only makes sense to write…

Happy Birthday Dad!

My father’s birthday has been April 10 for many years now: more than I’ve been around, obviously.  So I don’t know why I was so surprised on Saturday when I realized his birthday was less than a week away.  It happens every year around this time.  I’ve started knitting a pair of socks for Father’s Day, but somehow I completely…

Vacation Knitting

I just got home from vacation – a little over 2 weeks in Florida.  It was great to have some warmer weather and a bit of down time.  There was also yarn involved. 😀 My traveling project was a second sock.  Between the flights down and home, I managed to finish the sock: They are a vanilla sock in Opal Hundertwasser.…