When my passion for knitting was reignited after my Grandmother passed away, I never thought about how all consuming the passion for knitting could become.
I spend too much time knitting. Being away from family and away from the wonderful yarn store my Grandmother and Mother both adore is hard!
Living in NYC is expensive. And so begins the tales of the Broke Knitter of NYC.
Thursday, May 5, 2011
Christmas Comes Early
This year I have decided to be proactive. Who do I need to give presents to next Christmas time. Those of you who know me would say I am organized (some would even say uptight, anal or obsessive) so I made a list. There are a lot of people! Anyways I am going to get ahead of the curve and start thinking of who I would like to make gifts for this coming Christmas time.
I know I am going to make this simple hat and scarf set from Melissa Leapman's "Cables Untangled" for Randy's mother. I am going to start looking for yarn for this project. In the version of the book I have I like the photo much better because the model has a really pretty pink version. Any suggestions?
I am going to make the Irish Hiking Hat and scarf set for Randy's father. I am thinking of doing this in a nice Kelly or forest green color. Any suggestions?
Other than that I am getting my list together. This dang tree skit will be beautifully adorning my tree come November and I will have a plethora of handmade (not homemade!) items at my disposal. I am very proud of myself. Who wants to jump on the train to the North Pole early this year?