I can often be found with a pile of yarn listening to craft podcasts, music, or an audio book. I am learning to dye my own yarn. I enjoy crafting handmade items to give as gifts to family and friends. I also enjoy donating handmade items in memory of my Sister and Grandfather.
I met my goal of knitting 52 dishcloths for the year plus a few extra. I stashed away some for gifts, some for my own kitchen, and the others are in my craft sale pile. 52 Grandmother’s Favorite Dishcloths 5 Ballband Dishcloths 2 Clean Sweep Dishcloths 1 Be My Dishcloth 1 Ivy’s Cloth The craft sale that… Continue reading 61 Dishcloths
Hello All 😜 a while back I purchased some self stripping yarn just because I wanted to try it out! The blue shades are just gorgeous and the pinks are pretty cute too. I was pleasantly surprised that I was able to get three hats out of one skein of yarn. RAVELRY NOTES GIFT RECIPIENT:… Continue reading Dragon Pox Beanie Hats
So after finishing up my Christmas gifts and donation hats I decided to knit up a few more hats some for gifts and some for my Craft Sale pile. In fact since I last posted I have knit a total of 9 hats and 12 dishcloths! I’ve also been crocheting on two different blankets. I’d… Continue reading A bunch of helix hats and craft sale prep
This recipe is a family favorite. Gramp made it for Christmas every year and it is fabulous. I will be making some this year for gifts… If I decide to share. Cashew Brittle Source Unknown – found on an old magazine clipping 2 cups sugar 1 cup light corn syrup 1 cup butter or margarineContinue reading "Gramp’s Kitchen – Cashew Brittle"