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Spooky Friday Finds

It’s Rhinebeck weekend, so be sure to follow me on Instagram as I wander around trying to not buy yarn or eat my weight in apple cider donuts! I kept seeing a bunch of really cute Halloween-inspired patterns over the last few weeks, so you’re getting a massively spooky edition […]

FO: Crochet Afghan

I FINISHED SOMETHING. More importantly, I finished something that is, quite literally, the WIP that has been in progress for the longest time I’ve ever known. See, this afghan has a story behind it. My mother, as she is wont to do, likes to give me things as she’s finished […]

FO: Puffy Scarf

I have been on a yarn-crafting RAMPAGE this month. In trying to keep my mind focused on not bringing yarn home and instead knitting with what I have, I’ve been tallying all the yards out of finished projects. I’ll post a final tally at the end of the month, with […]

Puffy Stitch Crochetalong: The Details!

IT’S ALMOST TIME FOR THE PUFFIEST OF PUFFY CROCHETALONGS! photo source Not sure what’s happening? I… can’t remember how it happened exactly, but I came across the a Puff Stitch crochet scarf/cowl pattern and immediately fell in love. I babbled about it on Twitter, and Jacinta (@jacintillating) got on board […]

New Year Planning

Some of us have spent the last few weeks looking forward to the new year (well, those of us who were pretty sure the world wasn’t actually going to end on December 21). Most of this year was not so fantastic for me and I’m having trouble believing that 2013 […]

A diversion

I’ve been avoiding knitting lately. I’m just sort of burned out and don’t want to do it. Luckily, I had concocted a plan last year and was finally able to put it into action. I decided last year that I was going to crochet a blanket for myself as a […]

A long time coming

This post has been haunting me for a couple of years. I mean, in the way that a goal, idealized and not yet realized, can haunt a person. Let me back up. I started knitting a little more than three years ago. Two years ago, I decided that I’d be […]

Baby Monkey Hat

Today marks one whole week since this little fellow came into the world and greeted his mom and dad, two of my best friends. When I got the text that he had been born, I immediately knew that I had to make this hat (Rav link) for him, and I […]

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