A little bit of crochet

We’re already wading hip-deep into September; school has begun and night time temperatures cooling. That doesn’t mean there’s no room for a bit of late-summer show-and-tell!

First, the hats. I am not a pale person andone might not expect me to sunburn but I do. That’s why I decided to try my hand at crocheting […]

Cut and Run

Sorry about being so cryptic about the DIY project in my last post. I wanted to make a few tweaks and figure out how to describe it first. I’m having arthroscopic surgery on my right shoulder to (hopefully) fix some long-standing issues. It’s scheduled for Monday morning so, depending on where you are, the surgery […]

On The Avenue

I’ve been trying to wrap up a few things in anticipation of a fast-approaching knit and crochet hiatus. At the same time, I’ve also been spending some fun time with friends over the past couple of weeks. Walking, sampling some very fine craft beers, shopping and making new friends along the way.

First, there was […]

We are everywhere!

Baby blanket squares

The everyday stuff

I took my car in today for an oil change and tire rotation. I was surprised to see the place so empty. Then again, it was the middle of the week around the time that most 9-to-5’ers would have been at their posts.

Since I was the only […]

She's a funny one.

My mother is not the crafty sort. I mean, she’s creative in a quirky sort of way but knitting and crocheting are not her thing. Case in point: I’m making PlanetJune’s crochet eggs for Easter. I took one down from the armoire where they’re being stored out of cat’s reach to show to her. She […]

Forgot About It!

Oh, the forgotten yarn. Hiding away in the dark in its original mailing envelope at the bottom of a shopping bag in an antique armoire not normally used to store yarn. Forgotten because I’d inadvertently purchased the wrong weight to complete a baby ensemble last year.

Fast forward one year when Opal at Akamai Knitter […]