Author Archives: themknits

life in the garden

We have spent a lot of time this last winter and spring working in our garden. Before, our backyard was a place we rarely ventured (there are a lot reasons behind this, none of which worth mentioning right at this … Continue reading

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stripy baby beanie

Quick project to share this morning. Don’t you just love baby knitting? It is always so gratifying! I knit up this quick little baby beanie as a gift for some friends who are due with their first baby this summer. … Continue reading

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feb 28: a practice of gratitude

a blankie and pillow fort in the living room a fresh rainstorm watching E jump in puddles for the first time

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Bee-Sweet Tea Cozy

I’ve always been impressed with some of the super cute tea cozy patterns out there. I am not a huge tea drinker, alternating between tea and coffee as the mood strikes, and I don’t own my own teapot so I … Continue reading

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mittens, with thumbs

First of all, a Happy Valentine’s Day to you all. These are the gorgeous roses my husband showed up with for our daughter for the sentimental day. She loves them. Who wouldn’t? Now for the knitting… Unlike most babies, my … Continue reading

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feb 15: a practice of gratitude

    listening to my daughters’ giggles as she plays with my husband limoncello a finished pair of mittens, more on that soon!

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feb 7: a practice of gratitude

I am reading a really wonderful book right now that is helping to remind me that I need to stay in the present and enjoy every moment. It is incredibly calming to tell myself to take a deep breath and … Continue reading

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