It was my father-in-law’s last year going on the annual Germaine family fishing trip near Cape Cod. Since my hubby hadn’t been back for the trip in probably a decade and my girls had never gone period, it served to reason we would return this year to make some lasting memories, especially for all the… Continue reading Ravenna Satchel: A Review
I’m sure some of you might be wondering if I’m ever going to follow-up with a post about the felted bag I had worked on over the summer. Well…I finished it! Yay! After I completed the needle-felting process a few months ago, the bag sat in a corner of my bedroom as life sped up… Continue reading Finish the Ravenna Satchel: check!
I’m on vacation for the next few weeks. When you think of the word “vacation,” what first springs to mind? Maybe relaxation. A time to unwind. A yummy drink in one hand and a good book in the other. Or maybe it means going to new places, seeing new sights, doing something different and fun… Continue reading Have bag. Will travel. Almost.
So about a week ago, I reached the mid-way point of the intarsia pattern of the Ravenna satchel and what keeps running through my head is the slogan to a TV commercial that used to air when I was a kid: Calgon, take me away! For I am overrun by strands of yarn and self-made… Continue reading Green Makes Red
About six months ago, I realized I could use a new travel bag—you know, something to bring on a flight or the occasional overnight trip—but I wanted to knit one for myself rather than buy one. So once again I visited Ravelry.com (love that site!) and I stumbled upon the Ravenna Satchel by Marta McCall.… Continue reading Summer Knitting…