Sometimes crochet accessories are all you have time for… The Creature with the Black Macaroons. a la Robot Chicken.
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.
…and better than you. But it hasn’t been done by you (and, yes, I started that sentence with a conjunction). I just refuse to give up lately. The process is too much fun.
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
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 love this quotation by Isabel Allende. It’s so true. I almost failed my first week of the 100 days project. Almost being the operative word, but I got my act together and managed to pull through into this week… I see where I want to be with the work so clearly. There’s an event… Read More Showing Up & The Art of Letting Go
It has been a week since I attended Vogue Knitting Live in New York City To say I loved it would be an understatement. I’m already plotting about how I’ll go again next year. I was up late the night before, but had to leave by 6:00 am on Sunday to get there in plenty… Read More Vogue Knitting Live 2016
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!!!
Current Work In Progress… Noelle decided to photobomb my crabstitch endeavor.