Wednesday, January 2, 2019


Welcome 2019
It has been a WONDERFUL Christmas season at my house, with all my children home! The week went by WAY to fast with enough business and calmness in the mix. We had a big sleepover on Christmas Eve, a slow Christmas morning with a wonderful breakfast made by Caitlin and Jason, (lots of coffee in the mix as well.)

I completed several knit projects for gifts, along with one sweater, one sweater that I need to rip back and add length(ripping done, knitting up fast), there shawls, one pair of socks, and one pair of fingerless mitts! Whew, feels great! Also, everyone received a handmade quilt! I love that my children love all my knitting and sewing projects. They are really good people!

Reading- Rising out of Hatred  
Very good book, hard to put down and a must read!
The World of Laura Ingalls
I have been a Laura Ingalls fan since third grade before her books were even popular! The World of Laura Ingalls has some great information regarding the Ingalls family.

On to 2019
I have several knitting projects in my head- with the yarn in my stash, (that's impressive to start the new year.) 

My NY hope; to remember to photograph my finish knitting projects ;-{

We all have colds here in Colorado, so I made chicken stock over the weekend and today it is chicken noodle soup. Homemade stock is over the top in taste and nutrition, I doubt I can ever return to store bought again.



Catherine said...

Thank you for stopping by! I love those socks you knit! That might be my next project!!

Emily said...

Your Christmas sounds lovely! And I am also a LIW super fan! :)

Cathy said...

You did a wonderful job with your knitted gifts.
Do you have a Ravelry account?
And lastly, I too am in the midst of making chicken comforting and delicious too!

Brett Ann Stanciu said...

Terrific photos! I'd love to knit that baby sweater :)

karen said...

beautiful knitting! Love the mitts they look super warm. Your family is beautiful and how nice you were all together!!

Ravenna said...

Yes! I'm with you there on remembering to take pictures of projects. Last spring I finished my first ever softie, a stuffed bunny for my new nephew, and have no photos! Good luck in 2019!

Juliana said...

How lovely! Cozy knits, a great family gathering, and the Laura Ingalls Wilder book sounds great! Happy new year!

Mereknits said...

Your holiday sounded perfect, the right mix of fun and relaxing. Hope you are all feeling better now.

Cheryl | TimeToCraft said...

Oh goodness. So many handmade gifts. I aspire to being able to do that. What a lovely family gathering. I read all the Laura Ingalls books and loved them.


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