Category Archives: Knitting & Crochet

Pause button

Wouldn’t it be great if there was a pause button on life? Just, hold on a second. Let me breathe. After the craziness that was 2020 I sorta kinda thought that 2021 would be easier somehow. More predictable. Less frantic. … Continue reading

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Slow Crawl Time

Yarn store crawls are a ton of fun – and I’ve done a number of them over the years. It usually takes the form of a frantic weekend of driving all over the region to dash into a store and … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Madness

I mentioned that I signed up for a couple of knit-alongs, right? Well, the first one is set to begin any day now and I’m anxiously awaiting it – Sock Madness! It’s via Ravelry, and some 3,000 knitters will compete … Continue reading

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Challenge year

I’ve heard 2020 referred to as “the great pause”, but I think of it as more of “the year that wasn’t”. It’s missing, almost the whole damned thing. And it overlaps into 2021. But as we near the end of … Continue reading

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Happy new year

Here we go, eh? Fingers firmly crossed that this year brings more laughter than tears. I’ve been working on a Campfire Cozy shawl, with handspun i did a couple years ago. It’s soft and warm, and should be just the … Continue reading

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With hook and needle

One knit blanket done and a crochet one begun! I am feeling better, more stable. Time blunts the sharp edges of grief, and there are many things in my life to be grateful for. New babies, for one. I finished … Continue reading

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Onward. With knitting.

Knitting is great therapy, I highly recommend it. I’ve been pecking away at a Ten-Stitch Blanket, with some Lion Brand Mandala yarn. It’s currently 26″ across, and will be a baby blanket – so I have a few rounds yet … Continue reading

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Sometimes it’s just too much

I had to take a bit of a blog break; 2019 is kicking my arse and I didn’t want to whine about it online too much. I think (hope) the worst is now behind us, and I can focus on … Continue reading

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My Favorite Weekend Hat

Used wool-ease from the stash to whip up a quick hat to put in the xmas box.

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The hexi pile

They multiply.

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