What’s on my hook: Crochet watermelon turtles and ripple baby blankets

September 20, 2017

I finished a few crochet projects last week for some friends/family who are expecting (or already had) babies! It was nice to take a break from (slowly) knitting to bust out some fast crochet projects.

If this blanket looks familiar, I’ve made the same one before for another friend a year ago. This is my favorite go-to baby blanket!

rainbow ripple baby blanket crochet pattern

Pattern: Rainbow Ripple Baby Blanket
Hook: 5.0 mm
Yarn: Pound of love in pink and cream

And I made another watermelon turtle. Aren’t they so cute?! I need to make one for Lachlan but maybe in different colors.

Pattern: On Vibemai’s blog here
Hook: 3.5 mm
Yarn: Pound of love in pink and cream

crochet watermelon turtle amigurumi

Some Fall photos I took of my kid

It happened all pretty unexpectedly. I woke up one morning last week and I thought I’d put Lachlan in some cute clothes and I’d try to take some pictures on the porch and see what I could get. You guys, he actually listened to…

September 18, 2017

Life Lately: Toddler life, keeping busy

Hey guys. It’s been a while since I just sat and wrote. I always say that too for these kinds of posts. But I do miss it. And I feel like it’s harder for me to write as well as I used to. I…

September 17, 2017

Knit Stars 2.0: An online knitting summit

Have you heard of Knit Stars? Knit Stars is a two week online knitting summit featuring some of your favorite designers, teachers, and dyers from the knitting community. You’ll learn all about their specialties and get a peek inside their work spaces too. Instruction…

September 14, 2017

Bookmark Dump: Stupid Instagram Rules, Quizzes, and Love Languages

Man, it was hot this week. Summer is refusing to let anyone think she’s leaving anytime soon. All I have to say is as soon as it’s September, the fall decorations go up. Unfortunately, it usually stays hot around here until early October. Oh…

September 1, 2017

Craftsy All-You-Can-Watch Day!

This is seriously so exciting you guys! On Labor day, September 4th, Craftsy is teaming up with Cricut to offer their members the chance to stream ALL 1200+ of their Craftsy classes for FREE for 24 hours! This is a crazy good deal! I…

August 31, 2017

Thinking Out Loud

I’m linking up with Running with Spoons for today’s blog post. I have nails again! I stopped biting 2 weeks ago and have managed to keep them from breaking or looking like a tasty snack. I’m looking into getting a gel nail kit to…

August 31, 2017

Yarn Along the Rockies 2017

About 2 weeks ago my mom (newly retired!) came out to visit and to do Yarn Along the Rockies with me! I was excited for this crawl since the one last year, but knowing she was coming with me this time made it so…

August 29, 2017