With Covid-19 going on, it does not look like there will be any trips to the beaches of Florida anytime soon. So instead, I thought I would bring a piece of the beach to me. So sitting on the bookcase is Flo the Flamingo. Continue reading “Flo the Flamingo”
Even though it is March, and a little early for strawberry season to begin, I could not wait to share this darling little strawberry keychain with you. Continue reading “Berry Sweet”
If you are like most knitters I know you have a drawer full of odd bits of yarn. You hate to throw them away, yet you are unsure what to make with them. I have the perfect quick knit for you.
I found a free pattern on Ravelry for a Magic Holding Bag (here). There is nothing really magical about this pattern, just a few basic knitting techniques and a bit of yarn. I loved the solid sides, it prevents little items from falling out. The drawstring is a simple I-cord.
While the possibilities are endless, I plan to place a set of marbles in my bag and include it in my Operation Christmas Child Shoebox in the fall.
When I knit this pattern again (and I do plan to) I will make the base a little smaller. I think ribbon may be a little sturdier as a drawstring, but it will depend on what you plan to use this bag for.
Today is hug your cat day. Since my hubby is a dog person and
hates has a strong dislike for cats, I thought I would share this adorable cat I knitted.
Continue reading “Hug Your Cat Day”
Last week I shared the Little Flower Hat featuring a beautiful ribbon rose (here). The original pattern showed a few variations that sparked my creativity.
I have seen other bee hats on Pinterest, but none of the patterns were free. With a few tweaks to Marji LaFreniere’s original pattern, I had my own Bumble Bee Hat. Continue reading “Bumble Bee Hat”