The yarn is in … the project started. Because this commission is for a baby, I used two types of yarn, just to see what would work best for a wee one. I started with a cotton yarn, with the thought of “baby will slobber”. My own sensitive hands found the cotton was too rough. … Continue reading Baby Alien, and Others
Coming soon to this very page …. I was contacted by a dear high school friend, who had a friend looking for someone to commission some fandom pieces. What fandom you ask? Star Wars! I have been a fan of Star Wars, since the day A New Hope opened in theatres. 15 years later, I … Continue reading When my Geeks get married
It’s been a long time since I’ve been able to write in this blog. I’ve been sidelined by a shoulder injury. Tendonopathy, to be exact. Crocheting has been painful, and knitting is totally out of the question. It’s been boring, not being able to have a hook in my hand, and make magic with yarn. … Continue reading Long time, No see!
One of my goals for 2020 is to step out of my comfort zone, creatively, and work through my yarn stash. To not purchase yarn unless it’s for a commission, and to deplete what I can – hopefully by my birthday in June. The goal is to be a minimalistic crafter. Only buys what I … Continue reading First Crochet-A-Long of 2020
It’s a new year, and a new decade, to boot. It comes with all the hope and promises of a new start, new promises and a new outlook on life. Resolutions abound. I don’t do “resolutions” per se. To me, they are promises to oneself that are broken within the first month, leaving me with … Continue reading Welcome to 2020
A thought came to me, not too long ago. I adore coffee, and crocheting – obviously *laugh* – and I thought maybe, just maybe there was an idea out there which would be fun to do. Then it hit me. Why not set about visiting my local, independently run cafes, try their signature drinks, and … Continue reading A new Series in the making
Not too long ago, I was lucky enough to catch a call on Twitter from the designer of the Veth Shawlette, to test said pattern. As a fan of the Twitch Dungeons and Dragons show, Critical Role, this was a project I was hungry to do. So, once the pattern was sent to me, I … Continue reading Veth Shawlette – A Journey in Knitting