out of necessity (or maybe i should say simplicity?) i recently decided that i needed a smaller knitting needle 'traveling' case to carry along inside my individual knitting project bag - to keep my needles (and other accessories) tidy and neat. something useful and practical, and just the perfect size for my little travel bag (which, of course, i carry with me everywhere - after all, who knows when i may have a few minutes to knit?). so i quickly created this simple little case using some plant-dyed 100% wool felt from my stash, sewing it together with embroidery thread (using a decorative blanket stitch) and adding a wee little snap closure. and i must say, i love the way it turned out. in this handy little 4"x6" case i can easily carry my most commonly used circular needles, a couple of sets of short double pointed needles, some stitch markers, some scissors and even a knitting gauge tool. perfect for some knitting on the go!
in our home, the kitchen and eating/table area make up the largest area of the house. and naturally, it is the room where we spend a great deal of our time. from preparing food, to eating, to crafting/drawing/painting, to playing. this space is on the north side of our home, and with the large windows we have ...we get the most lovely morning and afternoon light.
maya's highchair and favorite silk rainbow cape
fruit to be prepared for lunch
a thrifted rotary phone that maya loves to play with
we had a lovely 4th of july holiday. lots of amazing fireworks, great family time, a bit of knitting time and some personal fun time for me yarn stashing on ravelry. i've loaded another big batch of yarn photos into my flickr account here and organized them in my ravelry stash here. oh, how i love getting organized.