Yes! My first real, turned-heel sock! It wasn’t as scary as I thought it would be! I just followed the directions, took my time, and soon I had a sock! On to sock number two now….. I am knitting two pairs of socks for my friend, Chester as a part of a trade/swap/payment thing. It […]Read More My first real sock! Huzzah!
I really like Squidoo’s online magazines, and recently have been included in one that just launched yesterday….So Crafty! I am a fairly active lensmaster over there, and have a few crafting lenses (basic web pages that feature a topic). I am also going to be writing for So Crafty about once a month. I encourage […]Read More "So Crafty", Squidoo’s New Online Magazine
Yesterday was my DH’s birthday! As a part of the celebration, I made him an orange olive oil cake. You may be wrinkling your nose up at the thought, but it’s really good! It’s a French recipe that I got from Food Network. Olive oil cakes are common in the south of France where olives […]Read More First Cake From Scratch
My crafting life needs to get back to a more relaxed pace as it was before Christmas. I want to start another sweater. I want to knit hats for the local cancer center. I want to find something really nerdy and knit it. I need a rest from the frenetic pace I had gotten caught […]Read More Crafty Meandering Thoughts
So, the Snowflake Gala was yesterday. After one month of intense preparation and hard work, I sold….one hat. And bartered with a jewelry vendor for another hat. Needless to say, I am disappointed and a bit soured on the idea of doing something like this again. On a positive note, I spent some awesome time […]Read More Snowflake Gala Wrap Up