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I have a lot to be thankful for!
Interests: A lovely book to read when it rains. Chilly weather camping trips. Attempting to master cooking like my mom. Taking advantage of quiet times. Playing in the snow. Long road trips. Dreaming of living in a cabin in the middle of nowhere. Knitting with the perfect yarn. If you would like to contact me, feel free to send me an email~
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Happy Sunday! Obviously I am posting the February loves on the first day of March which feels odd, but what can you do when there are only 28 days in the months? :) When I went scouting for the monthly loves, I couldn't help but feel there is a different... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at My Sister's Knitter
Yep, you found the perfect bowls!
Toggle Commented Feb 22, 2015 on my favorite community event..... at woolythyme
Happy Sunday! Isn't it crazy how the scrap sock yarn blanket comes back into "style" every couple of years? Well this seems to be the year. I have been getting questions about the blanket that I started this last August. Questions like which pattern am I following, stitch counts, and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2015 at My Sister's Knitter
This bag is gorgeous! Have a fun and safe trip. :)
What a wonderful time! Yikes about the cake-that was a rather a scary moment. So how does the Hamburger cake taste? Happiest of birthday wishes to all your loves! How much of the knitting were you able to squeeze in?
Toggle Commented Feb 15, 2015 on weekend birthdays.... at woolythyme
Happy Sunday! After a self-imposed busy week, I felt it about time to rein things in. ~Test knit for Liesl-Henny Shawl should be available around the first of March~ Took the time to enjoy all the beautiful knits. Thankfully I put a stop to the castonitis, which helped matters immensely.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2015 at My Sister's Knitter
...Or rather do all the things? Happy Sunday to you! February self-striping socks, Yarn Little Dyeworks in the colorway MySistersKnitter (how cool,right?) What a busy week. As the title suggests, it has been a knitting frenzied week. It actually feels like I have had my grubby paws in just about... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2015 at My Sister's Knitter
How could you not be hooked? Lovely!
Such an amazing gift to be able to share this sweet pattern and knit with your dear friend. I am looking forward to reading this book!
~This Giveaway is now closed. Thank you for entering~ Thanks to the wonderful people at Stackpole Books, I have a lovely review and giveaway for you. Pam Powers has recently released a gorgeous new book, Dress-to-Impress Knitted Scarves. There are 24 patterns to chose from, which may turn out to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2015 at My Sister's Knitter
I know, I am a day late on the January loves. :) How about if I share with you how my knitting week went and then we will get to the linky loves, sound good? Pattern~ Knitted patchwork recipe Lovely cloudy and rainy days dictated mandatory scrap blanket knitting. It... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2015 at My Sister's Knitter
How could I not be completely in love with this post? Chalked full of socks and lovely scrap projects. Swoon! :)
Toggle Commented Jan 28, 2015 on sock yarn madness.... at woolythyme
Happy Sunday! It has been a brilliantly quiet week. I have been nose deep in a test knit (above) and some lovely secret knitting (below). The color has been altered on the secret knitting to prevent revealing the recipient. I am knitting along with Liesl's Mystery Hat Swap. Such fun... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2015 at My Sister's Knitter
Bravo for knitting that beautiful linen stitch! While cumbersome, it has such a lovely effect. Look forward to seeing what sweet stitching the book cover inspired you to create.
Beautiful even without the blocking!
Toggle Commented Jan 24, 2015 on Imelda... at woolythyme
** This giveaway is now closed. Thank you for all who entered!** For those who have read my blog for a while know that I am often lucky enough to test/sample knit for a dear friend, who also happens to be a wonderful designer, Anne Podlesak. © Kristen Brooks Photography... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2015 at My Sister's Knitter
Nothing silly about being a bit sad that your friends aren't going to be joining you. But I do love that you are now looking forward to this marathon and think your attitude to make it fun is brilliant! Bravo you!
Yay! This is so fantastic.
Toggle Commented Jan 11, 2015 on teaching an old dog.... at woolythyme
Hello! We have now finished up the first full week of a new year. Feeling any different yet? Pattern~ Basic Vanilla sock Yarn~Western Sky Knits in Double Pink Rainbow. I'm feeling the new year. It feels fresh and shiny, as I guess it should. The same can be said about... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2015 at My Sister's Knitter
It's a new year. New things to try, read, knit, and plan. Change of Heart Cowl in Meliferia Yarn Blossom. Reflection of all things important are happening. I guess that is typical when the calendar changes. Humbug Socks in Simply Sock Yarn Co. Poste Yarn. Knitting, always knitting on the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2015 at My Sister's Knitter
That is amazing! Such a beautiful array of projects. You should be proud. Happy New Year to you, Mel! Sorry to hear that you all have been battling colds. Hope you are all better now.
Toggle Commented Jan 2, 2015 on 2014: Knitting Year in Review at Mellifera Makes
That is really quite a bit of knitting! Love seeing them all in a fun and inspiring mosaic. Happy to hear the yarn closet is once again open for business. That means more projects being cast on to make me drool! :)
Toggle Commented Dec 29, 2014 on The best idea of the whole year..... at woolythyme
Say it isn't so...December's end is right around the corner. Time to roll out the red carpet for brand spankin new January. Tie up the loose ends of 2014 and prepare for 2015. Our thoughts turning to goals or ideas for when the calendar changes. For some this year has... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2014 at My Sister's Knitter
Freddy is hilarious, must be something in the genes. :) That face could melts glaciers. Merry Christmas to you and the family, Steph!
Toggle Commented Dec 21, 2014 on a (desperate) letter to Sandy Claws at woolythyme
In a few short days the Christmas celebrations will be upon us. Cards are coming in from all over the world and I couldn't be happier. Christmas treats are adding to the happy. :) Owl ornament pattern. Kooky eyed owl ornaments for family are finished. Waffle hat pattern. Last minute... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2014 at My Sister's Knitter