Crochet, Crochet Improv, Thoughts

Rebuilding Year?

My crochet isn’t going so well. I know I can do this. I know what I’m doing. I just can’t find the time.  I’m so livid right now. I’m so past hiding it. This is my work. I earned this. I can’t unlearn it.  I can, however, find a way to to restructure it.


Doing All The Things

I think I’m finally getting the hang of broomstick lace. It takes practice. Most people give up before they get better at something. It’s a mistake. Pick a thing. Be willing to fail at it repeatedly until you get it right. The benefits are totally worth it. Look to see my new project in the… Read More Doing All The Things

Crochet, Thoughts

The Golden Triangle

I made this triangle based on a pattern in Beyond the Square Crochet Motifs: 144 circles, hexagons, triangles, squares and other unexpected shapes by Edie Eckman. I remember reading this article years ago and thinking really hard about the burner analogy – “‘One burner represents your family, one is your friends, the third is your… Read More The Golden Triangle


I Am Batman!!!

I finished my first hat for Fall/Winter 2015. I love how it turned out. It’s the Textured Hat from Yarnspirations. I ended up combining Caron’s Simply Soft in Black with two yarns I already had on hand; Lion Brand’s Cotton-Ease in Stone and Seaspray. I found the batman iron-on patch from Joann. Gabe loves the… Read More I Am Batman!!!