LYS Review – The Nook in Lisle IL (part 1)

Yarn bombed car

I’ve learned, over this last year, that a great LYS can be so much more than a place to buy yarn. It’s a home away from home, a place for fun, friends, advice of all kinds, and that warm fuzzy … Continue reading

Time is getting away from me

Santa running out of time

All my Christmas lights have come on, which must mean it’s 4pm. Sure enough, it’s getting darker outside too. Where did the day go? Do you find that time is just slipping by these days?  There are only 3 days … Continue reading

Tea Cozy Tuesday – December – Week #3

Angel tea cozy

I’m a little late in posting today, because it’s been a day full of computer & email issues. I think everything is all sorted now though (thank goodness.) Still a week ahead of schedule this month, which means….here’s my finished … Continue reading

A really old WIP

An old crosstitch wip

I needed a break from the yarn last night, and decided to pull out an old crosstitch WIP instead. I Started it before I met my husband, so it’s at least 7 years old, and probably even older than that. … Continue reading

Free Pattern – Poinsettia bottle cozy

Poinsettia bottle cozy

Need a last minute gift or a hostess gift? Slip a nice bottle of wine into this lovely cozy, and you’re ready to go! While it was designed for wine bottles, the pattern includes instructions to make it somewhat wider, … Continue reading