Archive for June, 2011

yarn bombed

28Jun11

Yarn Bombing is growing in popularity at our house, as an expression and an activity, referring to anything decorated with yarn.  This time, S’s hair, beautified in the back of the car on the way to the strawberry patch.  In addition to the braids, there is a finger-knit scarf tied around her head. Yes, S […]


drum set

15Jun11

We have been meaning to make one of these for a while now.  I finally got moving when W started pulling stuff out of the recycling bin to hit with chopsticks.  It was super easy.  We just screwed odds and ends onto one of AZ’s sawhorses. E is trying to write some music.  S and […]


Shirley bolero

10Jun11

S’s first knitting project.  It started off as a scarf, but ended up as a wee jacket for her Shirley Doll (S’s idea). We didn’t bind off properly. I found S finger-knitting in bed last night, with poor Shirley’s sweater unravelling from her little cloth body.