Wednesday, June 11, 2014


Hello Lovely lovely blog readers! I've had these photo's ready to share for ages now, but I keep forgetting! >.<  So here they are now. 

When I bought my Stylecraft yarn I wasn't entirely sure what I was going to do with it. Until I saw this lovely afghan pattern As we go stripey blanket and I was like, YES I will do this one... And I did, all the way up to the catherine wheel. I frogged, and re-frogged the last two rows about seven times (and I'm so not exaggerating.)  before I decided that maybe I should do something else. (and I was super frustrated by that time. 
Luckily I snapped a pic before I frogged it all down. 

 It was really nice and all, but I just...couldn't deal with that catherine's wheel!

So, I started over. And I have about 45 rows done on this attempt. I decided to go with a stitch I learned from Dream a little bigger, called the V Double Crochet Stitch. It works up really evenenly and depending on how you layer the colors you can get an interesting pattern. And the biggest plus for me is that the edges stay straight. (one of my biggest problems with afghans)

I've done one more set of colors since I've taken the photo's below, yellow and black, and because of Mother's day and Father's day upcoming I haven't worked on it much more, but plan on getting back on it soon. :D

Sola Fide

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Family Force 5 - Zombie

I absolutely adore this song, it was in part responsible for my last tattoo (zombie cherries, but I don't have photo right now sorry)!  This song is amazing. So I wanted to share, since I noticed youtube has a button to share to blogger!

Sola Fide


Mood Blanket No More

Sooo, The mood blanket project has officially been re thought. I really thought I was going to be able to do it and keep up, it seemed so easy in the beginning! But Alas, it just hasn't worked out that way. And when I came up blank for how I felt certain days I started to realize I didn't really want a blanket full of days that were randomly picked because I was too depressed to think of a color or to remember what had been done that day. So yeah!

I've continued with the blocks. Working up the first African flower blocks:

Into solid granny square blocks:

I now have 13 finished blocks like the above and two almost finished ones (in the next pic).:

I'm also using the blocks that my mom was making for a mood blanket, which she also has decided not to finish.
You can see the two half finished ones on the third row there
I'm slowly working them all up, but there's no rush. When I finish them I plan on working black, or perhaps white around the outside before joining them together. I might add more blocks if these don't work up enough of the larger ones to make a decent size lapghan at least.

What are you guys working on?

Sola Fide

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Flowery Sunday

Because of messing up my sleep cycle (again) by staying up and reading a Fault in our Stars, I almost missed getting photo's of these little beauties. Yellow Roses really are my favorites.

Sola Fide