Sunflower Hat and Blanket

Sunflower Hat and Blanket

(Topic: Knitting, NICU donations) Hi Friends! This is a project I made at some point in the last three years, while I was in a knitting group that made blankets and hats for babies in the local NICU. I knitted quite a few, and I don’t think I’ve posted this one before! This is one

Scottish Pookie

(Topic: sewing, crafts, weighted bear) Hi Friends! Remember a few weeks ago, when I knitted a hat for Pookie? One of the things hubby noticed was that Pookie’s hat, when set on top of his head, looks like a tam. Hubby joked that Pookie would start borrowing daddy’s bagpipes! Well, you know me: this put

Keeping Pookie Warm

(Topic: Knitting, Weighted bear clothing) Hi Friends! A few weeks ago we had a cold snap and a lot of snow. On the spur of the moment, I decided Pookie needed some cold weather accessories! He didn’t have a scarf yet, and though he did have mittens and hats already, I figured a matching set

Pookie’s red crocheted hat and shoes

(Topic: Crocheting! Specifically for the dimensions of my weighted bear) Hi Friends! As mentioned a few posts ago, when I was talking about Pookie’s shoes, I realized that his crocheted hat and shoes – my first attempt at either, for him – had not yet made it into this blog! This is the hat, on

Headwrapping and head covering – historically

(Topic: Historical Fashion) Hi Friends! A friend of mine recently started wearing headwraps, and I ended up trying them too, after someone suggested they may help with my anxiety (mixed results: once they are on, I at least perceived a certain amount of comfort from them, but getting them on sometimes was more stressful…). Well,

Pure, Unadulterated Nerdy Cuteness

Ok, so I’m completely geeky, but I got super excited when a friend gave me a hat that may or may not look similar to a character in a well known film… Garment Data:– Type: Baby hat, mittens, booties– Date made: Unknown, plus January and February 2017– Pattern: Made up– Fabric/Materials: Acrylic yarn– Trim: the

Rose Baby Hat

Dear friends, So, it seems I know many babies. A friend asked me to design and make a hat that looked like a rose, for an infant friend of hers. It came out looking more like a species rose (which has flat petals around a middle) more than a double rose (the kind you’re used