Trying Out IndieMade

I’m giving IndieMade, a site that hosts shop websites for crafters, artisans, fashion designers, etc.  I just came across it one day looking for something else, and thought I would give it a shot.  They have a 30-day free trial and the base plan, though designed to suck you in, is around $5.00 a month. […]

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Slipping From My Brain

Ever completely forget something you’ve done a million times?  My brain decided it did not remember how to make a slipknot this morning.  I’m made TONS of them while casting on knitting and crochet projects. I’m not sure what happened.  Perhaps it’s the new fake nails I put on last night.  Perhaps I was thinking […]

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New Life For Botched Sweaters

I have a few sweaters that I have spent months working on, only to find they are quite large.  I have folded them up and shoved them in a closet as reminders of past failures.  At least I got the construction right, I tell myself.  At least that dang gauge swatch was dead-on, I would […]

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WIP: Doing Short Rows Correctly

Short rows is one technique that I sort of scoffed at.  Picking up wraps?  Who cares about the holes?  Truthfully, I didn’t understand the directions.  There I said it.  But, it finally clicked for me this week. I needed a small project to do, and Very Pink’s Learn to Knit a Spiral Scarf pattern was […]

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Tired and Wired

I have been in the midst of a huge project at work that I hope to be finished with by the end of the week (fingers crossed), and have been so freaking tired when I get home.  I basically eat, flop on the couch, zone out, and sleep.  Still, I have been crafting;  knitting on […]

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