Socks in Demand

Socks in Demand

Have you ever bought yarn for a project for yourself and then turn around and give it to someone else instead?  This is what happened to me during the holidays.  I had taken inventory of my sock drawer and decided that  some of my ready-made socks were nearing the end[Read more]

Hand Knitted Socks

Hand Knitted Socks

I was asked not so long ago, “how many pairs of socks have you made?”  I honestly didn’t know the answer.  I started to knit again after putting my needles down for over a decade.  It was all prompted by the ice storm of Dec. 2006.  Our part of the[Read more]

Sorority Girl – Nifty Knit Scarf

Sorority Girl - Nifty Knit Scarf

More and more often these days, I am running into other college girls who knit! It is quite shocking to me because when I whipped out my knitting needles freshman year in the sorority house, everyone gave me a crazy look. Many were interested in learning, others commented on how[Read more]

Spring’s Here!

Today marks the first official day of my Spring Break from teaching! Yesterday was gorgeous – sunny and almost 70! Today feels more spring-like. A cool crisp air with the dewy scent of rain. For the occasion, our front door has donned a new wreath. I created this in a[Read more]

Speech Meet Socks Finished

Waterfall Socks

Don’t you love it when you finish a project?  Well I have finished my “Speech Meet” Socks.  I started these socks in January with the intention of working on them during down time at my daughter Mackenzie’s speech meets.  Well, she was often performing both sessions in each round so[Read more]

Booties on Display

Booties on Parade

I was so excited to get the request to make booties for a special dinner. No, they are not for eating. Kearney’s Collage Center (Crisis Pregnancy Center) will be using them as centerpieces on the tables during their fundraiser event.  Aren’t they so cute.              [Read more]

9 Handmade Scarves

Scarf

From all of us at Grace Elizabeth’s I would like to say “Happy New Year!”  A new year always gives me the sense that I can start over, start fresh and enjoy looking to the future and all the good things to come. On a recent trip to the quilting[Read more]