I'll be back.

Hello old and new friends. My blog has been inactive but I am still around. I loom-knit, weave and have picked up the sticks to needle knit, too! My patterns page links to Ravelry and I will answer questions about those. Maybe someday I will be back to write more. We will see where life takes me.

Friday, August 14, 2009

Friends with benefits

I hope crafty cleverness rubs off on friends. Because mine ooze talent — and generosity. So I hope to grow as a person and a crafter during every Friday Night Knitting Club. Here are just a few tangible examples of their kindness ...

Gifts from crafty friends
Homemade yarn swift by Barbara's husband came with traveling tote

Gifts from crafty friends
SOCKS! by Zoe and pretty earrings by Donna

Gifts from crafty friends
Sewing-machine masterpieces by Dusty: two totes to hold projects and quilt-y coasters

I am forever in her debt in the friend bank but I gave her a small token of my thanks tonight.

Felted clutch 1
Felted clutch

Mother Nature has been a friend, too. Here are some of her latest gifts to our backyard.

Fairy ring mushrooms
Celtic folklore says fairy-ring mushrooms are made by fairies dancing on the grass overnight

Looks like celery!
We have celery!

Pansy bud
Pansies still blooming big for the last month of summer


  1. I love little mushrooms! They are always so adorable, I can see why the Celts believed dancing fairies left them!


  2. It seems you have wonderfully giving friends. :) I really love your photos...very artistic and "right in the moment"! I feel like a little lady bug watching the scenes first hand. ;)

  3. Too bad the mower has had his way with the mushrooms since then.

    Thanks Bethany! I think I'm lucky to have such great friends!!