Thursday, March 31, 2011

A bit of beauty can still be found in last
years weeds!

Knit hoodie.
Lion Brand pattern #:L0736
Patons SWS yarn
in Natural Raisin colorway.

The grace of God is absolute and limitless,
and the work of salvation through Jesus is complete,
and finished forever.

O. Chambers

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

found these under the apple tree yesterday!

hats made on the Innovations
Knitting Machine using
Lion Brand Woolease.

Who will bring any charge against
those whom God has chosen?
It is God who justifies.
Ro. 8:33

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

A pair of deer out enjoying an
evening walk last night.

Crocheted hoodie.
Patons Rumor yarn
in Duberry Heather colorway.

For those God foreknew He also predestined
to be conformed to the likeness of his Son...
And those He predestined, He also called;
those He called, He also justified;
those He justified, He also glorified.
What, then, shall we say in response to this?
If God is for us, who can be against us?
Romans 8:29-31

Monday, March 28, 2011

purple crocus.

loomed hat

"Do not be afraid, little flock,
for your Father has been pleased
to give you the kingdom."

Luke 12:32

Sunday, March 27, 2011

frosted iris.

knitted child's pullover.
The pattern is from Knit Hoodies for Kids
by Jeannine LaRoche.
This pattern was written as a cardigan, but
I was asked to make pullovers, so I made
a few changes to it.
The yarn is Herrschners Worsted Weight
in Leaf Delig and Ocean Deli

May my lips overflow with praise,
for You teach me Your decrees.
May my tongue sing of Your word,
for all Your commands are righteous.
May Your hand be ready to help me,
for I have chosen Your precepts.
I long for Your salvation, O Lord,
and Your law is my delight.
Ps. 119:171-174

Saturday, March 26, 2011

geranium blooming in the house!

crocheted hat.

Those who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God.
For you did not receive a spirit that makes you a slave again to fear,
but you received the Spirit of sonship.
Ro. 8:14-15

Friday, March 25, 2011

more spring gold.

crocheted hat.

Your compassion is great, O Lord;
renew my life according to Your laws.

Ps. 119:156

Thursday, March 24, 2011


loomed hat.

Great peace have they who love Your law,
and nothing can make them stumble.

Ps. 119:165

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

A squirrel scampering
across the beach of the pond.

loomed hat.

I myself in my mind am a slave to God's law,
but in the sinful nature a slave to the law of sin.
Therefore, there is now no condemnation
for those who are in Christ Jesus,
because through Christ Jesus
the law of the Spirit of life set me free from the law of sin and death.
Romans 7:25-8:2

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

First mini-iris of the season!

Child's crocheted sweater
Pattern: bouncing baby pullover from
Coats & Clark TLC yarn
Yarn used: Baby Bee
Sweet Baby Delight
in froggy colorway.

"If anyone is ashamed of Me and My words,
the Son of Man will be ashamed of him
when he comes in his glory
and in the glory of the Father and of the holy angels."
Luke 9:26

Monday, March 21, 2011

Spring Gold!

knit keyhole scarf
using some unknown but very soft
and cuddly yarn!

Then He said to them all:
"If anyone would come after Me,
he must deny himself
and take up his cross daily
and follow Me."
Luke 9:23

Sunday, March 20, 2011

A few months ago, while it was snowing, I went out
and grabbed a handful of Morning Glory seeds off an
old plant. Of all the seeds, only one sprouted.
And now, this is what I woke up to this morning!!

crocheted hat.
using "I Love this Cotton"
from Hobby Lobby.

Long ago I learned from Your statutes
that You established them to last forever.

Ps. 119:152

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Garter Snake.
The sunshine and warmer temps are
beginning to bring out the little critters!

knitted cowl.
worked with some unknown yarn
but it looks/feels like some
kind of chenille type cotton.

He was delivered over to death for our sins
and was raised to life for our justification.

Romans 4:25

Friday, March 18, 2011

Our first crocus of the season
bloomed yesterday!

Knitted lace scarf.
Rabbit Tracks pattern from
Department 71 Dainty Lace yarn

Your statutes are forever right;
give me understanding that I may live.

Ps. 119:144

Thursday, March 17, 2011


crocheted child's sweater.
pattern: Just Right from Red Heart yarns.
yarn: Red Heart Kids in Cruise colorway.

In fear and amazement they asked one another,
"Who is this?
He commands even the winds and the water
and they obey Him"
Luke 8:25

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Spring fever is here!
We are ready to start planting!

more hats made using the knitting machine.

Direct my footsteps according to Your word;
let no sin rule over me.

Ps. 119:133

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

woodpecker waiting his turn
at the feeder!

scarfs worked on the knitting machine.

For sin shall not be your master,
because you are not under law,
but under grace.

Romans 6:14

Monday, March 14, 2011

This is the Innovations Knitting Machine
that I am having the opportunity to borrow
and use.

3 more hats made using the machine.

Just as the result of one trespass
was condemnation for all men,

so also the result of one act of righteousness
was justification that brings life for all men.
For just as through the disobedience of the one man
the many were made sinners,

so also through the obedience of the one man
the many will be made righteous.

Romans 5:18-19

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Mrs. Cardinal
came in for some lunch.

loomed hat.

Therefore, since we have been justified through faith,
we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.

Ro. 5:1

Saturday, March 12, 2011

These two afghans were crocheted by my
very talented daughter for charity!

Your word is a lamp to my feet
and a light for my path.

Os. 119:105

Friday, March 11, 2011

Mr. & Mrs. Mallard Duck
stopped by our place for a quick
visit yesterday morning!

Child's knit sweater.
Pattern: Yikes! Stripes for Boys
from Creative Magazine Nov. 2010
Yarn: Herrschners Worsted Weight
in Blue and Dark Sage

Love your enemies,
do good to them,
and lend to them without expecting to get anything back.
Then your reward will great,
and you will be sons of the Most High,
because He is kind to the ungrateful and wicked.
Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.
Luke 6:35-36

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Had a 'play date' with family and friend yesterday!
Learned how to use a knitting machine.
She is letting me use her machine for a couple
of months to make hats and scarfs.

Here are the first 3 hats I made
with the Innovations Knitting Machine.

Jesus Christ hates the sin in people,
and Calvary is the measure of His hatred.
O. Chambers

Wednesday, March 09, 2011

the snow is melting!!

crocheted hat.

Your word, O Lord, is eternal;
it stands firm in the heavens.
Your faithfulness continues through all generations;
You established the earth, and it endures.
Your laws endure to the day,
for all things serve You.

Ps. 119:89-91

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

another Red-Winged Blackbird

crocheted hat

Preserve my life according to Your love,
and I will obey the statutes of Your mouth.
Ps. 119:88

Monday, March 07, 2011

One of my most favorite signs of spring:
The return of the Red-winged Blackbirds!

crocheted hat.

Your hands made me and formed me;
give me understanding to learn Your commands.
Ps. 119:73