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

Blue and Purple: The last baby blanket

(Topic: Knitting, NICU) Hi Friends! As you might recall, I’ve been working on baby blankets to be donated to the local NICU. In fact, you’ve seen the in-progress version of this very blanket before! Here are the last few steps, showing how I completed it.Also, I found out that the local infant loss support group

In Progress: Blue and Purple Baby Blanket

(Topic: Knitting) Hi Friends! Just a little update on another knitting project I have going. This is using a chenille yarn, and is knit in stockinette for the body and garter along the edges to reduce curl. The blue is a somewhat thinner yarn, so I might get a bit of accidental shaping from that.

To Sleep, Perchance To Dream

(insomnia, grief, anxiety, NICU) It’s currently one a.m. and I can’t sleep. This isn’t uncommon, unfortunately. It IS frustrating. I know it’s my own brain working against me, and that’s frustrating too. And listening to hubby’s breathing get deeper and softer is maddening – because I’m not falling asleep too. Today my brain decided I

Valentine’s Day Baby Blanket

Valentine’s Day Baby Blanket For donation Last week, I finished this baby blanket I’ve been working on since Christmas. Planning ahead, I knew that Valentine’s Day is the next holiday that many people do, so I picked out a red and a white acrylic yarn that was soft and pretty. The pattern is simple (and

Our Tiger Cub’s Blanket

Dear Friends, In my previous post about Dolly Parton, I mentioned that I had made a blanket, and that working on it helped me in my grief journey. This post is sharing that blanket!! It is a cotton blanket, crocheted with just single crochet. The interest is in the variegated yarns and which colors I