As if my stamping wasn't enough to keep me occupied. I recently challenged myself to make my first pairs of socks. Although I have quite a few years of crocheting and knitting on my knitting resume , I still have things that I am timid to do. I set challenges for myself to do those… Continue reading Knit Socks – A Personal Challenge
When I was asked this the other day, I was kind of shocked. I've been crafting since I can remember so for me, I hardly looked at the actual cost of 'handmade'. My response was, "If you're going to look at it with Big Box Store prices in your mind, of course it is going… Continue reading FAQ #1: “Isn’t ‘handmade’ expensive?”
Yay! I finished my latest knitting project! It was quite a booger, but I managed to figure it out. Although the amount of piles of yarn in my corner caused by ripping out rows of knitting was frightening. I took my notebook of scribbles,rewrites, and drawn frowning faces. Then I measuring, weighed, and typed and I… Continue reading Shawl Knitting Patterns and Craft Room Design
Hey, this is a good sign. I'm back already. Haha. That being said, there is a great reason as to why I am back so quick. I love a good deal so I went to the Stampin Up! Clearance rack. There I found the Chalk Talk Thinlit Dies for $15! Naturally, they went into my cart. Since seeing them… Continue reading Just a Stamp Update!
Let me...just...clean this up...a bit. There we go. Phew. It's been a while since I've been here. During my time away I have been working hard at getting an online shop open to sell my finished work. I also spent the greater part of 2015 working on knitting new Christmas stockings for my family. After… Continue reading Absence and Goals
With cold weather threatening to make an early appearance in my neck of the woods, I have been drawn to knit more hats."Show Your Colors" can be made in anyone's favorite colors whether they are the colors of your favorite sports team, school or just colors you like together.Not only are hats warm and practical… Continue reading Show Your Colors