Papa loves the Harry Potter books by J.K. Rowling, so I decided to give him a Harry Potter Christmas this year. The first item was a scarf made in the Gryffindor house colors. I know the colors of the yarn I picked aren’t quite “right”, but hopefully he won’t mind. Below is the scarf as
Since Christmas is here, and (some) gifts have been distributed, I feel that I can now write about the presents I made this year. Papa’s family Christmas was celebrated first, so this gift will be showcased first. I spotted this pattern over summer when my mother gave me some “old” crochet magazines she had. It
Last night I made four more wine bottles. The pictures don’t do them justice because I think they turned out really well. Now I just have to figure out who the recipients will be! 🙂 A little more detail on how these were made. One of the worst parts of the whole process was
I haven’t posted recently because I’ve been trying to stay away from the computer so I keep working on Christmas gifts. One of the few projects that I can actually show is I’ve been experimenting with making lighted wine bottles. I bought a drill bit for glass, and Dave tried it out a week ago.
As many of you know, I am an information junkie. The more information I can have access to, the happier I am. Of course what really makes me happy is organizing that information into LISTS! 🙂 My husband calls me crazy when I start making lists of lists! I’ve known about RSS feeds for a
We just recently found out that a neighbor, whom we hadn’t seen in a while, broke her leg at the beginning of May. She’s still on crutches and occasionally using a wheelchair because the leg isn’t healing very fast. I felt like I needed to make her something to cheer her up during her confinement.
I thought I’d share some of the crocheted projects I’ve finished. There aren’t many – but lately it seems that if I’m not crocheting, I’m online looking at patterns I’d love to try. Maybe I’ll have to put off learning to knit for a while – that would just compound the problem!! I’d told my