Category Archives: Projects

Camp Loopy, Project Two – Week 1

6/27, 12:30am – Cast on! Well, for the swatch, anyway; I lost track of the start date and didn’t get my swatching done in advance. Oops. 6/27, 12:44pm – After an abbreviated night’s sleep while my swatch dried, it was time to cast on for real! Fortunately, my first needle size choice worked, so I […]

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Out of the canoe, in with the dragonflies

Before you read on, a promise: there will be no dragonfly pictures in this post. My husband reads my blog, and he’s bug phobic. So you’re safe. No bugs. But I happen to find dragonflies quite beautiful, so I’m happy that I landed in the Dragonfly group for The Loopy Ewe’s Camp Loopy Project Two […]

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Love + love + love = hate

There are those projects you just know you’re going to love. The pattern picture made you catch your breath when you saw it. The yarn feels like a newborn kitten and knits like butter. And you know when you hand it over to your sister-in-law, she’s going to cry tears of joy and wear it […]

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Camaraderie and s’mores

I needed both yesterday. My progress went from: To: Ok, so I needed a beer too, when my canoe capsized into the Frog Pond. It was a rough lesson learned – before starting a pattern, take advantage of Ravelry’s wonderful interconnected databases, and check out the linked projects. Granted, for Abalone, that’s a lot of […]

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Gone campin’

I used to be a Girl Scout, and went camping every summer. I did most of my camping at Camp Echo Trail in Pennsylvania, although one year I went to another camp that offered sailing. I don’t remember most of the specific programs I did, although I know that I did the Camp Echo Trail […]

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