Breakfast of Eggs and Vegetables

I am lucky to live in a climate that allows for growing herbs (and some vegetables) year round. My little backyard garden provides me with parsley, fennel and peppers regularly. Because I can simply pick them any time, often I will incorporate veggies into my breakfast. Many aspects of our diet are picked apart and…

Walking Here While I Remember There

Walking is something I began doing when I lived in New Hampshire.  The scenery is really too lovely to ignore although the weather does not always cooperate.  It makes those nice days call louder to draw me outdoors. Now I am in Florida.  I like to imagine that I am still walking those New Hampshire…

Easy Knitting FREE Shawl Pattern For Gradient Yarns

Lots of knitters love to use gradient color yarns.  Often shawl patterns work best for this, and I have found a free, simple pattern to try.  It is called the Scrappy Bias Shawl and you can download it at Ravelry.  I am grateful to knitters who share their free patterns.  It’s the perfect way for…

Winter Knitting Bay’s Edge Shawl Pattern

Today I finally decided on the seven colors I would use to knit the Bay’s Edge Shawl pattern. I had been searching for a rectangular shaped shawl to knit. It took me days to decide which blue shades of yarn to use. Then there were the two contrast colors. The main color was an easy…

Winter Hats I’ve Been Knitting

All hats shown here were knit from patterns found in the Hats On! pattern book which is available at Amazon. Gansey Watch Cap The pattern is in chart form only, and I was not sure how to do it.  I think the top is not quite right, but it’s good enough.  I would make this…