Each year I always make these ambitious plans to knit all the things for the holidays. Inevitably I find myself running around like a crazy woman, shopping on Christmas Eve because nothing gets completed in time to gift. This year seemed to be heading towards more of the same until I rediscovered my love for […]
There a several knitters and crocheters I follow on Instagram for inspiration and for pattern ideas. One knitter is Jennifer, aka @bromefields and her photos are always on point. Luscious knits made with beautiful yarn and her stitches are so neat! Charming hand knit items that look cozy and comfy and professionally made. A few […]
It’s no secret that I have abandoned my crochet hooks for knitting needles. I had all but given up on crochet because I wasn’t feeling as excited about my creations but with the addition of Melissa Leapman’s Indispensable Stitch Collection for Crocheters to my collection I have dusted off my hooks to give some of these stitches […]
Confession: I hate origami but paper folding is an inexpensive and easy way to add to craft time. This easy frog craft combines some paper folding and fun to extend book activities.
I was “introduced” to Mary Beth Temple through her wonderful podcast, “Getting Loopy” where she talked, mostly about crochet and fiber related crafts. Through Mary Beth, I was made privy to a world where crochet wasn’t knits poor old cousin (my initial thoughts towards working with a hook), but a fantastic craft in it’s own […]