I’ve been talking about it off and on. I’ve been thinking about it even more. And then when I decided that I would do it, I procrastinated on doing it. Since you already know I’m talking about my Etsy shop, I won’t lead you on.Continue reading
5 Quick Gifts to Crochet
There is nothing that can inspire panic in a maker than realizing the calendar says November and you’re behind on your holiday gift-making. I’ve found five patterns that can help relieve some of your panic. Links will open in a new window/tab. Vinita Fingerless Mitts – Fingerless Mitts for kids by Banana Moon Studios Coffee […]Continue reading
I Was Lost, But Now I’m Found
If there is anything I want to remember, I write it down. I had started an editorial calendar in the purple notebook in this picture. I finished working in it one day and “put it up.” Okay, let’s be real. I put it in a tote bag that I use a lot. The tote bag […]Continue reading
When Worlds Collide
Last week, I had too many things going on, so I had to rearrange some priorities. I had an outpatient procedure on Friday so health came first. Well… Health should always come first and I try to do that, but sometimes I’m better at it than other times. But because of that there were some […]Continue reading
Are You a Crochet Pattern Tester?
That’s what I would like to know. Are you a crochet pattern tester or would you like to be? A few years ago, I designed a some crochet patterns. I didn’t really know what I was doing and I didn’t know how to find the information I needed at the time, so I stopped. Now […]Continue reading
What Are Your Distractions?
I can generally work with anything going on. As long as I have headphones or earbuds, I can drown out pretty much any annoying background noises. Sometimes, though, I can’t. Today is one of those days. The TV in the next room is too loud. I’m tired and my mind keeps wandering. Random bits of […]Continue reading
What Does Yarn Taste Like?
Before you start wondering, no, I dont want to eat yarn. Though some of the colors are yummy enough that they look like candy. I have a dog — technically, my dad has a dog — that apparently likes the taste of yarn. I try to keep it out of reach so she can’t get to […]Continue reading
Video: Let’s Talk about Writing Crochet, and Creativity
Don’t you just love the frames YouTube decides to use as your video cover? that will change once I do he thumbnail and upload it, too, but until then, I’m obvioulsy in mid-word and look like I’m making a goofy face. I’m restarting my YouTube channel. Last Friday, I uploaded a reintroduction video, so here […]Continue reading
If you remember, back in June, I mentioned I had lost my mojo for writing. Since that time, I’ve tried a few things to get it back, but my usual tips and tricks didn’t really work that well this time. So what did I do? I can tell you what I didn’t do. I didn’t push it. […]Continue reading
Cluck, Cluck, Baby!
If you do any kind of yarn crafts at all, you might know about two odd-sounding phrases. Frogging Yarn chicken For those who don’t know, or if you’re new to yarn crafts, let me explain a little bit. Frogging Frogs, toads, and the like make a ribbit sound. When you make a mistake or the […]Continue reading