On my YOP list was Two of Wands Movie Night Cocoon Shrug. Although I plan on making it, as I went through my Pinterest crochet board I realized I have A LOT of sweaters and shrugs from Make & Do pinned. I had purchased Lion Brand Comfy Cotton Blend yarn during a sale. I thought … Continue reading Evolution of a Crochet Shrug
We needed a small table for next to our couch, just to hold a drink, put your phone down, etc. As I'm trying to reuse, reduce, refashion, I opted to look at yard sales. I found this table for $5.00. (picture taken after I started sanding, the top was in a horrible state) I did … Continue reading Yard Sale Redo
This is a full, ambitious list. I won't complete it all, especially the fiber projects as I'm choosing bigger projects. Knitting: Finish my Shift Cowl (and possibly use this pattern to use up scrap yarns throughout the year) Knit a Quince & Co. wrap (kit already received) Make any pattern from Taproot Magazine Knit/Crochet my … Continue reading Year of Projects 2019/2020
So, another year has passed! How did I do with my Year of Project List for 2018/2019??? Finish my Charlotte Afghan: FAIL. I think I added one round. This will go onto this years list. Knit myself the hat I am totally in love with: FAIL. I didn't knit it. This will go onto this … Continue reading Year of Projects-Completion List
Last Saturday it was Little Yarn Shop Day. My roommate from college and I met for lunch and some yarn shopping. We had lunch at an adorable French Bistro and had a nice "catch up on our lives" lunch. Then we went to a local yarn shop named Craftworks (where I took a class with … Continue reading Projects on Repeat
I finished my Drea Renee Knits Nightshift Shawl! Made from stash yarn, I am pleased with how it turned out! Details: Colors: A Swarthy Parrot Fish (blue variegated) (used entire skein) B HiKoo White C Manos Grey D Nice & Knit Capsize (orange) E Hikoo Marbled Gray F Nice & Knit Dockside (gold) I particularly … Continue reading Finished!
I finished The Library Book by Susan Orlean. A very enjoyable and educational read. I liked that the book moved back and forth between the 1986 fire/investigation and the history of the library. I found myself going online to find pictures of the art, architecture and additional background on the fire. I recommend this book. … Continue reading Book Date