Little Snowman Ornament

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We recently moved to a snow-less area.  The other day it was snowing back “home” and I was feeling homesick, so I crocheted a snowman.

I started a tradition a few years ago of making each of my 5 kids an ornament each Christmas.  As soon as I finished this little guy I knew this year’s theme would be snowmen.  They are so cute, and work up so quickly, that I have been making them for everyone else on my list, too.

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It’s Done!

After a year and a half, my alphabet book is finally done.  I can’t believe it.

It was supposed to be a first birthday gift for my daughter, but son #4 stopped napping, and my daughter stopped sleeping at night, about a week before her first birthday.  I couldn’t sew during their dual nap time anymore, and was too tired to stay up at night sewing.  The alphabet book spent the next year in a drawer, waiting.  I picked it up again about a month ago and turned it into a (belated) second birthday gift instead.  I can’t wait to wrap it up and give it to her this evening.


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Pooled Baby Blanket

It has been a while.

I have been knitting and crocheting as much as ever, but blogging has not been happening recently because my toddler hates when I try to use my computer.  She climbs into my lap and then hits keys and fiddles with stuff on my desk until I give up.  She makes it impossible to type up anything, including patterns.  But, I did manage to get this post up quickly today.

She’s adorable, and I really should be playing with her instead, so I don’t mind too much.  I do have a backlog of projects to share.

I finished this blanket back in November and gave it to a good friend who recently welcomed a second son.  I love it so much.

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