Tomorrow is the last day of 2012. Last year on December 30, 2011 I wrote an entry about my crafting goals for 2012. How did I do? Let’s take a look. Learn to do cables. Yup! Learn to use a Turkish drop spindle. I did! Learn to read a chart, a knitting chart, that is. […]Read More 2012: Year in Review
I finally put some of the handspun I made on my drop spindle to good use. I knit myself a hat, of course. I used the three skeins that I have acquired through spinning of the natural wool roving I had been working with.I love the natural rustic colors with the unevenness of the yarn. […]Read More Handspun Hat
This may seem silly, but my Mom had a minor Christmas miracle this morning. First off, my mom broke her hand about a week ago. She’s ok, but took a bad fall. Yesterday, we had Christmas at her house to open presents. Her eleven-year-old dog, Patrick (who I consider my dog as well) was extremely […]Read More OT: Christmas Miracle
What does crafting bring me? What does it bring you?Read More What Crafting Brings Me
Even though it’s not quite over yet, I’ve had an awesome weekend thus far. Friday Sam and I got free tickets to the Reading Royals, an ECHL hockey team that I’m a big fan of. It was quite possibly the best hockey game I have ever been too. Fights, fan anger, and a win, it […]Read More OT: Awesome Weekend!
A friend on Twitter passed this along to me. The Blue Brick, a Canadian photography and craft blog (squee!) posted a Canon 7D with a bright purple crocheted camera cozy. I think I need to make this. As I’ve repeatedly said here, I love it when crafting and photography collide. As a thank you to […]Read More Camera Cozy
I figured out how to crochet! Not well, but I was working on a headband that called for a crocheted border, and I did it! It looks nice. A few of you may remember one of my previous attempts at crochet some time ago, and I got pretty frustrated with it. I currently am working […]Read More Crochet, now?