Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Day 1 of 40 hats in 40 days

Today is the first day of Lent so it is also the first day of my 40 hats in 40 days challenge.
I crochetted two premie hats this morning while watching tv with the kids. Have you done any yet?

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Donating without money

I recommend and sent $20 to World Vision!

You can shout and help too.

You can just stick this button on your blog and they donate $20 to Haiti

Sunday, February 7, 2010

Good Karma Giveaway

I just thought I would let all of you know that Kris over at ReSweater is having another good karma giveaway.
I am going to make a few extra hats in honor of her giveaway. So if you want to enter the giveaway head on over and do something nice for someone or give to someone in need.
Oh and Lent starts next Wednesday so get you fabric and yarn ready.

40 Hats in 40 Days

So for the last few years I have knit/crochetted/sewn 40 Hats in 40 Days in honor of Lent. They are all premie and baby hats that I donate to local hospitals. I can not take credit for the idea. A mom over on came up with the idea in I believe 2006 and I have just continued to do it.
I usually use this pattern It takes me about 20 minutes using worsted weight yarn so it is nice and quick and I can easily do one a day.
Last year I did not make as many, but I did give birth during Lent so I figured I wouldn't. I made only 30 and started early.

So who is going to join me this year?

Friday, January 22, 2010


Have you ever tried Soapnuts? I have and liked them alot. You toss them in a small bag and thenin with your laundry and they are your detergent. They actually grow on a tree so they are wonderful for the environment. You can boil them down and make a liquid soap too. Is having a giveaway for some.

Monday, December 21, 2009

David's Tomten jacket

David asked for a sweater/jacket and picked out red and blue peace fleece. He choose the EZ's Tomten jacket and insisted on buttons instead of a zipper.
here is the result
A very happy David.

Some dolls

So I have just given up on only homemade and bought tons of stuff, but I am having fun sewing some dolls for all of the little girls in my life.
I have been using this pattern and this one



I made another of the knotted doll, but haven't uploaded it yet. I couldn't tye it because I used cordaroy, but it still looks cute.