Do you have a writer in your life? Are they hard to shop for? Fear not, below are several recommendations for the literary soul, ranging from free handmade ideas to more expensive pieces of tech. Most of them can be picked up right through December 25 or whatever your deadline is, but do keep in… Continue reading Last Minute Gift Guide for Writers
On the list of things that should have been done by the end of 2019, these socks are numbers two and three on the list. (Where is number one, you ask? Um...Check back next week.) When we moved to Seattle, we didn't know anyone, except a handful of online friends. We got lucky, though, in… Continue reading Largess for the Baron & Baroness
It's been a while since we had one of these, hasn't it? Well, now that the holidays are over, I can share some of the gifts I made. These socks are, once again, Hermione's Everyday Socks, but they're also a Christmas gift. I made them ankle socks, per the recipient's preference. The yarn is one… Continue reading Knitting Break
I have been massively productive on the knitting since I went on my holiday hiatus. Most of these things are gifts, but a few I made for myself. This year was unusual, in that I actually had knitwear requests from family members. Usually they are pretty ambivalent to my knitting (I think "tolerant" might be… Continue reading A Mess of Finished Objects
Woot! I've got two more finished objects! Fingerless gloves for Missouri Another gifty-item. Yes, it was made from the leftover yarn above. (For now, that's all you get, since it's a present for someone who might be reading this.) Originally, I was going to crochet the gloves so that they would get done faster,… Continue reading Knitting This Week
I'm not much of a video person, so I took this photo this morning to celebrate International Typewriter day. I wanted to have a typecast to share, but really, haven't had much of interest to say. I did however, figure that it was high time I added in some of that knitting I mentioned in… Continue reading A Small Celebration
Okay. So I'm not really keeping that promise to myself to update more in the month of December. I finally took pictures of some of the Christmas presents I've been making. Franklin Habbit, I am not. For one thing, I don't care much for studio-style photography (at least, not when I have to take it… Continue reading Ahem.