Hat, scarf, and mittens
Bonnet and Booties
Winter is a good time of year to work on knitting, crochet, and quilt projects. My Mom is an avid knitter and gives me lots of leftover yarn and with some of it I crocheted a nice blanket for our bed. About a year ago I started to knit myself a cardigan, it was a complicated stitch where I not only needed to continually count the stitches in each row, I also had to count the rows, somewhere I got out of sync and realized too late that I had made a major error early on. Discouraged I put the project away but felt guilty that the yarn I had purchased was going to waste. This fall I found a simpler cardigan pattern, I unraveled the messed up cardigan back, and started over to knit the "barn jacket" cardigan. I really like the barn jacket, it is a very roomy, comfy, cozy cardigan that I use it as a light weight coat. I knitted some mittens for daughter Emily using left over yarn from Mom, they match a scarf and hat my Mom had knitted for Emily about a year ago. I also knitted my self a hat, scarf and mittens to go with a new winter coat my parents gave me as a Christmas gift. This weekend I had a baby shower to go to, so over the past few weeks I made and quilted a baby quilt and crocheted booties and a bonnet.