Today's Stitching

Thursday, March 11, 2010

"Hooked" on another hobby

My daughter asked me to go with her to a 'sit and knit' group a few weeks ago....sure I love spending time with my girls. Took my quilting project and enjoyed talking with the knitters.
So when she wanted me to go again...thought I best start a small crochet project, maybe a scarf.
Wellllll....I bought a skein of yarn or two and found a hook I am hooked!
I did crochet when my kids were born but haven't made anything for many years. I finished this
baby afghan after just one week and have enough yarn for two (I do need several baby gifts for this summer)
Luckily this pattern is one I have made many many times so even after all this time I can make it from if I could just remember where I left my

Tuesday, March 2, 2010


During the Olympics I made this P.I.G. project. It started as rail fence blocks that Anna sent me and was chopped and stitched into this colorful quilt. It will go to a patient at the chemo clinic where I received treatment last year. It certainly shows up with the snow as a daughter trudged thru two feet of snow to hang it.