Blog Profile / Yarn Miracle

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Archived Since:August 28, 2009

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It’s Getting to be That Time

From the back porch. School has seven weeks left. Very very soon and I’ll be able to think about all kinds of things again. Yarn and knitting and the yard and other people’s blogs and what to do about school … Continue reading ?

Things We’re Dealing With

Truman died today. He’d been acting sort of off for a few days – he was wearing his sad dog face. We thought it was his antibiotics, so he quit taking them. He still felt bad so he went to … Continue reading ?


My child is seven. Traditional Build-a-Bear + Moe’s trip. She made a cat of course! And she had a birthday party with a MAGICIAN. Which was pretty much the best thing ever. Even though her original magician ended up iced … Continue reading ?


2 months agoHobbies / Knitting : Yarn Miracle

I’m up early so that I could eat the last cannoli with my coffee and without judgement. It was so good I just had to share.

Ho! Ho! Ho!

5 months agoHobbies / Knitting : Yarn Miracle

Free on Ravelry! All your stuffed friends can feel Christmasy in their new Santa hats! Insiders Notes: The white is O-Wool Balance Bulky. I held worsted acrylic doubled for the red – it was all I could find at the … Continue reading...

Happy Halloween!

6 months agoHobbies / Knitting : Yarn Miracle

Are you a good witch or a bad witch? Which?

Girl Scouts Should Play By the Rules

6 months agoHobbies / Knitting : Yarn Miracle

At the risk of turning this into a Girl Scout Daisy blog, I’ve got 12 minutes before I have to pack Ellie’s lunch and just want to share this because it went so well yesterday. Every Girl Scout Troop has … Continue reading ?

Confession Time

6 months agoHobbies / Knitting : Yarn Miracle

Michael and Ellie are both on a school field trip today. One of the other chaperones was sick so Michael has all the little girls in the class in his group. This really has me tickled. Since they are both … Continue reading ?

Fugue State (and yarn suggestion solicitation)

11 months agoHobbies / Knitting : Yarn Miracle

I seem to get into some sort of blog denial/depression/fugue state every so often and just pretend the thing doesn’t exist. (That’s happening right now in case you haven’t noticed.) It seems to be when the seasons turn, circumstances change, … Continue reading ?


Swap boxes should be on their way! It should be noted that I waited to make this post until mine was on the way. Log in your own eye and all that. Happy spring, y’all!

O is for Octopus

At long last! You can find the pattern on Ravelry. And on Etsy. I can’t believe I started this back in September. Oh WOW, y’all. I can’t read a calendar! The last week of March was so tricky with the … Continue reading ?

Spring Swap

Remember back when we talked about a Four Seasons Swap? Y’all. It’s Spring! Technically, down here it’s still winter if you stand in the shade, but I’m going to overlook it because it’s swap time. Clean Spring Swap Boxes should … Continue reading ?

Anybody’s Guess

You know how sometimes you just don’t have time to do a thing, but you decide to do it anyway? Fuzzy Mitten (Barbara Prime) is doing a little Mystery Toy knit-a-long. She’s releasing just a bit of a new toy … Continue reading ?

Bon Temps

If you live down thisaway, you get a couple days off school for Mardi Gras. It’s for practical reasons: all the parades make going anywhere except a parade logistically challenging. So we go to parades. Order of Mystic Magnolias down … Continue reading ?


Happy Early Easter! I made your toys some bunny ears. teeheehee You can grab your freebie here (Ravelry).

The Party Continues

Ellie’s Birthday happened For Reals with cupcakes at school. It also happened with all of her grandparents the weekend before and AGAIN at Build-a-Bear on Saturday. The Build-a-Bear party was really nice – engaging, sweet and the Party Bears (folks … Continue reading ?

Army of Cupcakes

Birthday Preparations are underway. Cupcakes for school! They have belly buttons because I decided to make mini cupcakes out of the rest of the batter instead of eating it and opened the oven halfway through baking. Frosting will cover that … Continue reading ?

Here comes the Sun!

The sun came out yesterday afternoon! It was a crazy time. Even with all the help I got from my good friends, I did get the tentacle connection pictures finished. Y’all. I’m trying to work. Now I just have to … Continue reading ?


I’m way past ready to finish up the Octopus pattern for my test knitters. If only the sun would come out so I can take a decent picture of all these legs getting put together. I’m working on an Elephant … Continue reading ?

A Winter Weather

Michael and Ellie made a little video about our Winter Weather. Why yes, we DID wear pajamas all day Tuesday. Didn’t you? PS If you don’t have time for the whole thing, skip to the end to see Ellie driving … Continue reading ?

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