Category Archives: Knitting

Cat time of year again

Somehow, every year my buddy Sylvia’s birthday pushes me beyond my comfort zone of what is considered socially acceptable to needle craft and what is not. This year I decided to make a version of Telon & Mio the Cat … Continue reading

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Gateway Craft

Way back when, I used to go outside of the house.  In fact, here is photographic evidence of some of my good ol’ glory days:                             Nowadays … Continue reading

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Crafting like an elf hittin’ the syrup

Long gone are the fabulous spendthrift days of fancy free mall shopping; in this decade granny makes all of her holiday gifts herself…                 The Christmas season has now become the annual catalyst … Continue reading

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Merry Fishmas

It’s that time of year again…making holiday gifts for my co-workers who always take the extra time to remind me that they are my co-workers, not my friends.  Well, I happen to like you guys anyway…   First up:  The … Continue reading

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Croco-sausage

It’s Hank’s birthday time of year again!  His mom (the felt mouse) is a super crafter, so I know that homemade gifts are definitely appreciated in his neck of the woods, even if they happen to inadvertently turn out kinda-wonky.  Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Beasties for the bestie

  My best friend Valerie and I have been friends for almost forever.  Well, it seems like forever anyway, we’re like sisters.  It all began one morning in the mid 1980′s at the YMCA “drive the children of working parents … Continue reading

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84 degrees

was the temperature on the day that I finished knitting my new houndstooth scarf.  I made it just in time for…..the end of summer.   In all honesty, between a back strain, a road trip to Arizona, and a family … Continue reading

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