Slow Crafting Sunday

Happy Sunday! Today, an update on my projects: I have finished crocheting my first scrap magic ball. A simple Granny Stripe Afghan (based on the basic pattern by Attic24), this is to use up all my scraps (yarn from my Sampler Shawl, Newsboy Hat, Earl Grey Wrap and others used here) Now on hold until … Continue reading Slow Crafting Sunday

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Slow Crafting

As we enter 2019, I have made a decision to try to de-stress my life (note the "try"). One way of doing this is to not feel stressed about finishing projects just to have things to blog about. Not that I did this before, but as my knitting and sewing skills improve, I am picking … Continue reading Slow Crafting

Finished X 2

I finished two projects this week. I finished Miss Mary's Bug Warmer Sweater! She picked the colors, told me when to switch and has told me this will be her "house sweater, just like your's mama" (ie my Telluride Sweater, which I wear all the time in the house). Miss Mary's sweater is a free … Continue reading Finished X 2

C2C

I have so many patterns from Make & Do Crew saved to Ravlery it is embarrassing. So, when I saw on Instagram that Jess had a new book , I took a peek. I fell in love with this pattern: I went through my stash and bought a few skeins to complete what I needed … Continue reading C2C

I Did It!

So long ago, I purchased Sew Liberated's Metamorphic Dress pattern. I was totally in love with it. I never made it. We are talking the summer. I placed it on my Year of Projects list in July. Well, of course, I decided that two days before Thanksgiving was the perfect time to make it. You … Continue reading I Did It!

Scrappy Mitts

After finishing my Stitch Sampler Shawl (which I just LOVE!), I wanted to use the left over yarn for a small project. At first, I thought a hat, but then I purchased the newest Simply Knitting Magazine and  read an article on using knitting to decompress (which I have really needed the past few weeks). … Continue reading Scrappy Mitts