This post was originally shared on January 8, 2016 on my first blog about child loss. Do you make New Year’s resolutions? I tend not to, because I feel like I’m setting myself up for failure. But I do like to set goals for myself for the year. Sometimes those goals look like: “Survive.” And … Continue reading Peace Through Creating
Somehow, I blinked and it's November.
Which means that I'll blink again and it'll be Christmas.
Which means that I need to get cracking on some of my handmade Christmas gifts that I'm planning for teachers and loved ones.
It's ridiculous how fast these baby booties are to make. I had some down time in bed this weekend, recovering yet again from strep throat, which seems to hit me anytime I'm fatigued or run down at all. The trouble is, I can't just sit in bed and do nothing. (Anyone else like this, too?) … Continue reading Quick and Easy Baby Booties
Two years ago next month, I started my first cable knitting project: a baby blanket for no one in particular. I just wanted practice doing cables, and this blanket definitely fit the bill. With a seed stitch border, it knits up squishy and soft in Hobby Lobby's "I Love This Yarn." It was one of … Continue reading Reversible cable baby blanket
Knitting is therapy for me. The rhythmic moving of the needles, the counting of the stitches, the feeling of accomplishment once an item is completed. I just love it.