Free Pattern – Twilight Reverie

Twilight Reverie - A free pattern on

With the Blueberry Hill shawl, we worked lover’s knots in a rectangle. This capelet uses the same basic stitch, but with added shaping. It’s just the right weight to warm bare shoulders on a breezy spring or summer evening, and can be worn with the opening in front, or over one shoulder. It works up quickly with the Red Heart Boutique … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – For Emily

For Emily - One size fits most

This unique poncho is worked in one piece, from the top down. It has a folded down shirt collar, and a folded up bottom hem, both with a border of little hearts. I have to give a great big thank you to my friend Annie, who convinced me to try the folded up hem! The “one size fits most” design … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Jacob & Julia

Jacob & Julia Bracelet

Jacob & Julia lived on opposite sides of a big wall. They could talk through cracks in the wall, but it wasn’t enough. They needed to be together. Jacob built a ladder on his side of the wall, and Julia built a ladder on her side. When they met at the top and embraced, their two hearts joined and became … Continue reading →

Tea Cozy Tuesday – February – Week #4

Here is my finished February Cozy! The pattern is Rose Bud Tea Cozy by Debi Dearest. I was really excited that Debi asked to feature my picture on the Ravelry pattern page! For the roses on top, I used this “May roses” flower pattern. It’s a little big for my teapot. For the pictures I balanced the teapot on a … Continue reading →

Tea Cozy Tuesday – February – Week #3

I’m nearly done with my February cozy. the pattern is the Rose Bud Tea Cozy by Debi Dearest. I’m amazed at how much this looks like a hat. Actually, it would make a cute hat! I think it would be particularly pretty if sized down for a little girl. But for now it will make a very nice hat for … Continue reading →

A Spidey sack for my secret admirer

A bit photo heavy today. My Thursday evening gift from my secret admirer was: The card says “I would be all mixed up without you”. Can you see the glitter? Today I got a big surprise…look at this! They’re two little zebra danios in a little fish bowl! They’re happily at home with my other fishies now, and I may … Continue reading →

Today’s valentine

This was in my mailbox at work this morning, from my secret admirer: I’ve been told that these gifts show up in the evenings, so I’m actually a day behind and this is yesterday’s gift. I’ll have to remember to check my mail again before I leave tonight! 🙂 … Continue reading →