Leisure time is pretty unpredictable with a newborn around the house. Some days he sleeps the day away and not only do I enjoy luxuries like a shower and taking my time to eat, I get to knit. You know me: I need to knit like I need to sleep in order to feel somewhat … Continue reading Yarn Along :: Easy is Good
Pattern: Follow Your Arrow 2 by Ysolda Teague // Yarn: Hazels Knits Artisan Sock in Ruby Love & Sarsparilla // Read my Ravelry Notes here. >>> <<< Toward the end of my pregnancy, I was struck with a case of startitis. I had stopped daily work at the shop, and was enjoying some much-needed rest … Continue reading The Mystery is Solved
We were all exhausted. Fussy baby. A cough and sniffles. Longing for a shower, a nap, a break. So when she asked me to play, I had to take a deep breath and challenge myself to say Yes. It would have been easy to say Not right now or Maybe later. I'm glad I … Continue reading These Moments
We welcomed Calvin Cedar into our family on February 6th, 2015. The build up to his birth was long and somewhat stressful, but once he decided he was ready things went quickly. Calvin was born at home in what was one of the most beautiful, empowering experiences of my life. Our midwives are my new … Continue reading Look Who’s Here!
Tomorrow is my due date. While in some ways it seems unbelievable that it's already here, it also feels like it's been such a long journey. I am so looking forward to meeting this little guy, I'm practically buzzing with excitement! In the meantime, I'm trying to knit, read, and cook all the things! And … Continue reading Yarn Along :: Just Keep Knitting
I was lucky enough to meet our midwife through the yarn shop. There's something about getting to know a person through knitting. Their habits are like little tells that give you a small insight into who they truly are. The things we do for a living, the shapes of our families, the hobbies … Continue reading Cowl the Midwife
One more baby project leapt on and off the needles recently. After finishing a relatively big project, I like to do something small and quick. A palate cleansing project, if you will. I had this beautiful, bulky yarn and pattern in the back of my mind for nearly my whole pregnancy, and just had to … Continue reading Dapper Baby Vest