Gift Knitting

by Amanda on January 6, 2012

in Gifts, Slippers

I almost forgot that I made something else for gifts this holiday season! The Boyfriend’s mom really like knitted slippers. Last year I saw her taking a bunch from his grandmother’s house and I mentioned that I could make her some. Well, the year came and went, but my intention was to always make her […]

OMG! I really wish I would have bought some crappy yarn for this shawl. I love this stuff! It’s so squishy and soft. I almost want to be stingy and keep this for myself. Almost. So, here I am done with Chart A. I got through this pretty quickly – about a day. Did I […]

This is the Yarn!

by Amanda on October 4, 2011

in Frost Diamonds Shawl, Gifts

I guess I need to send Webs back the yarn that was not correct. I was worried that I would end up with 6 skeins of sock yarn and no worsted yarn, so I held onto the wrong yarn until I got the correct stuff. And here it is! I had no idea how soft […]

This is not the yarn

by Amanda on October 2, 2011

in Frost Diamonds Shawl, Gifts

Remember back to when I mentioned that I was thinking about doing something radical and crazy – lace knitting. Not just some random piece of lace, either – a shawl. My friend is getting married in February, so I thought a shawl would be appropriate. The winning pattern is the Frost Diamonds Shawl. Mostly because […]

I’ve said it before…

by Amanda on November 24, 2006

in Gifts

…and I will say it again–too many babies! There are too many pregnant people at work. It’s like an epidemic! And everyone keeps waiting for me to announce something…Well, I have news for them–keep waiting! In the meantime, everyone else seems to be jumping on the bandwagon! So, I must kick into full baby gift […]