Tag Archives: Crafts

Gift #587: “Dreaming of Spring” Cards

“When all the world appears to be in a tumult, and nature itself is feeling the assault of climate change, the seasons retain their essential rhythm. Yes, fall gives us a premonition of winter, but then, winter, will be forced … Continue reading

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Gift #560: Knitting update

Does anyone know how many cups of hot chocolate you have to drink before building up toxic levels in the bloodstream?  I have a feeling I may be dangerously close.  That’s what these frigid subzero nights will do to you.  … Continue reading

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Gift #544: Simply Sketched Cards

Well, today is card show-and-tell.  It’s been super cold and snowy and I’ve not spent much time outside snapping photos.  Instead I’ve been filling the evenings with reading, making cards, and knitting.  Today’s collection was inspired by the winter palette … Continue reading

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Gift #524: Winter Solstice

Hooray!  My keyboard is working now!  Happy Winter solstice everyone.  I love this day because we can celebrate the joys of winter while knowing their days are limited.  After today, the days will be getting longer, we’ll have more hours … Continue reading

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Gift #489: Forest Fox

How are you on this autumn day?  I hope that you are enjoying the blessings of the season.  I’m glad it’s Friday and am looking forward to the upcoming weekend.  I’m hoping to visit a local park and admire the … Continue reading

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Gift #417: nature cards

I had some time this evening to bring out my new stamps from the convention and have some creative time.  It had been a while since I had stamped and it felt really good to return to it.  The cards … Continue reading

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Gift #396: Knit show

Today my mom and I went to the Knit and Crochet Guild Show in Indianapolis.  They host shows twice a year in different cities across the US, and people come from all over to take classes and retreats, attend a … Continue reading

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GIft #392: Handknits

Happy summer day to you!  This evening I went back to the county fair to look at the art exhibits and the animals.  Today I’ll show you a few of my favorite knitting projects that were entered.  There’s a fair … Continue reading

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Gift 384: Simply Sock Yarn

Over the weekend, I took a day trip to Ft. Wayne to visit some knit stores.  It was  lovely drive and there were 2 great knit stores there.  It was lots of fun to browse the yarn and look at … Continue reading

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Gift #344: Waterlilies

I finished knitting my summer cardigan and it’s blocked and has even been worn once in public!  I used the pattern, Vertex Cardigan, from the Interweave Knit Spring 2012 magazine.  The yarn is called “Waterlilies” and is produced by Madelintosh. … Continue reading

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