f.o. | birthday stripes.

The doc loves my hand knit socks. He wears them almost religiously, until its swamp summer climates. And every holiday, birthday, celebration, or just because, I make him a pair. He’s amassed quite the collection. A lot of them have been phased out of wear because I won’t darn holes in socks. That’s the wearContinue reading “f.o. | birthday stripes.”

Nifty Gifties: Painfully Easy Cabled Fingerless Mitts.

As I mentioned in the last post, I’ve been on a birthday gifting frenzy of late and can finally post these brilliant and ridiculously easy cabled fingerless mitts I also gave my friend Lauren for that special day. I decided to do a really simple pattern that I could easily bang out in a dayContinue reading “Nifty Gifties: Painfully Easy Cabled Fingerless Mitts.”

“Nose, Nose, Nose Nose! And who have thee that jolly red nose? Cinnamon and Ginger, Nutmegs and Cloves, And that, gave me my jolly red nose”

Yesterday, my cohort and I had an afternoon of craft-up and flick watching, and while finishing off some cabled fingerless mitts I’ve been neglecting for some time, I also decided to whip up a loaf of my by now famous Cinnamon Toast for Laura’s roommate Ashley, whose birthday is today. It made my entire apartmentContinue reading ““Nose, Nose, Nose Nose! And who have thee that jolly red nose? Cinnamon and Ginger, Nutmegs and Cloves, And that, gave me my jolly red nose””

A whoopie of a good time…

“Let them eat cake!” is certainly not one of my mantras–and despite the often, you know, actual reference to yummy dessert, I’m glad it’s not my mantra regardless. Every year, my Mum tries to deliver a birthday dessert that does not involve, yes, you’re right, cake. Last year, it was oatmeal cookie sandwiches; the yearContinue reading “A whoopie of a good time…”