Tiny Sequoias, Pond Cleaning, and a New Afghan Project

CPT A brought his sequoias home from the office this past week. He has two now (from an original batch of eight) that he’s nurtured from seed. They’re two years old, and it was time for them to be repotted…a nerve-wracking procedure as CPT A has grown…

The Brown Bear Blanket

I finished another stash-busting project this past week – a variation on Lion Brand’s “Blended Colors Baby Throw“. The first time I knit this pattern, I followed the prescribed color scheme exactly. This time, I branched out and matched the stripes to illustrations in the…

Joyful Knitting – and some other things

Now that’s the face of a happy knitter. Not really. In fact, when Ginger took that photo (without my knowing it), she laughed and said, “You look really angry, Mom.” I explained that I was concentrating. I’d just realized I’d made a mistake on the…

Next Generation Blanket

I usually have more than one knitting project going at any given time. Ideally, I like to have something challenging for the evenings – when I can tune everything else out and focus on knitting, exclusively. (Very pleasant). I also like to have something very basic going –…