The Wrap Up, Lancaster Project had its first scarf bombings of the season, not only in Lancaster, PA, but also in Columbia, PA. It was great! Angelia Reed broadcasted both bombings over Periscope (with a little help from me), and if you are interested in seeing exactly what goes on during a scarf bombing, watch […]Read More First Scarf Bombing of the Season!
Yup! I finally completed one sock in the Purple Sock pair, over month after I started them. The reason why it took so long? I burned myself out on them, quite simply. For about three weeks that incomplete sock had been starting at me on my project pile. Taunting me. Provoking me. Finally, I gave […]Read More Purple Socks, Pt. 3: One Sock Done!
I had a love/hate relationship with counted cross-stitch. As a child, I remember getting so frustrated with a project in my only year of Juniors as a Girl Scout. It was a for a Christmas ornament. I got so fed up with it, I gave up, and therefore not getting a badge. I hardly cared. […]Read More Counted Cross-Stitch: Conquering a Childhood Fear
I was at a used book sale at my local public library on Monday, and picked up an interesting white booklet entitled “Faroese Knitting Patterns: Knitted Shawls.” It seemed like an interesting read. These types of shawls come from the Faroe Islands, which are a sovereign country under the umbrella of Denmark, so it’s a […]Read More Exploring Faroese Shawls
KnitPicks is doing a great charitable promotion right now along with Crafts Americana. Basically, craft something for a charity, upload you wearing said item for charity along with certain hashtags on Instagram (or e-mail the photo), and Crafts Americana will donate $1 to the United Nations Refugee Agency. Neat, huh? Make a different locally and […]Read More Make a Difference!
Did you know that I’m really into reddit? Yup, I get a lot of answers and help on stuff over there. I also like participating in their gift exchanges. I did the Secret Santa one last year, and am currently participating in a Hats and Scarves 2015 Exchange. Naturally, my the recipient of my gift […]Read More reddit Gifts Exchange
I recently have been doing a lot of work over at my Shop Lancaster store, and decided to have a little sale for the month of October. If you use the code FALLFUN20 at https://shoplancaster.net/store/rock-star-knitting/, you will receive 20 percent off. How cool is that?! This excludes the Mystery Scarf Sale, but the offer is […]Read More Coupon Code! Updates!