striped socks, 3.31

I made myself a pair of simple, shorter striped socks for spring. It was a quick project that only took two evenings to complete, which means these are instant gratification of highest order. I used the self-striping Knit Picks Felici (mine was the sport weight in colorway “Chimney”, which isn’t available anymore) that I’ve hadContinue reading “striped socks, 3.31”

oatmeal stout bread, 3.23

Gorgeous oatmeal stout bread I made whilst on vacation last week. This bread is quite easy, super hearty, and you can really taste the beer, which is amazing. The yeast works with the stout, which needs to be at room temperature when you begin; I used Guinness Extra because I know its tried and true,Continue reading “oatmeal stout bread, 3.23”

the alphabet, 3.15

Working hard on my cross stitch lettering skills. This will be a bookmark with a famous line from one of my favorite tomes. Hint? It involves a giant fish. Say tuned for end results and let me know if you want one of these cheeky bookmarks; they are so quick to make, I’m gifting themContinue reading “the alphabet, 3.15”