I recently bought The Sock Knitter’s Handbook by Charlene Schurch and Beth Parrott. It’s probably one of the most useful knitting books I’ve ever bought, honestly. It’s full of all kinds of advice and techniques for knitting socks from the cuff and from the toe. Now that I’m familiar with the techniques involved in sock… Continue reading Pattern: Tough Stuff Socks
Recently, I’ve been really interested in the idea of handspinning and dying my own yarn. I spent a huge chunk of my afternoon last week Googling the basics of handspinning. I learned about different types of spindles, where to get fiber, how to prepare your fiber, and finally how to actually spin it. It seems… Continue reading DIY Drop Spindle
I’ve finished some of the larger projects that I’ve wanted to work on so I decided to take this opportunity to make some instant gratification projects. Honestly, these are almost the best kind of projects, in my opinion. It only takes a couple hours before you get to say “Check this out! I made this!”… Continue reading FO: Ridiculous Pom Pom Hat + Octopus Buddy
Ugh, I hate how long it takes me to post my WIP and FO entries! My main problem is that when I sit down to take pictures of my projects, I end up deleting them because they come out too dark, among other things. The lighting in my house is just so bad, I think… Continue reading FO: Hermione’s Everyday Socks
Thanks to Ravelry, I became aware that my yarn stash was out of control. Ever since I started knitting, I’ve kept track of all my projects, yarn, and other supplies on there so every bit of yarn that I’ve collected goes straight into my stash page. And it’s… it’s pretty bad right now. But Ravelry… Continue reading FO: Masonry Mitts
I am so unbelievably excited to say that I’m working on this project! I’ve mentioned it before in several entries, but I don’t think I ever told y’all that this was the pattern that made me want to knit socks in the first place. So successfully working on it now makes me feel like I’ve… Continue reading WIP: Hermione’s Everyday Socks
Do you ever have that feeling like you’re living someone else’s life? Things have been so crazy lately, I seem to feel like that all the time now. It’s been 3 months since I last visited my own blog, and I feel so bad that I haven’t had the time. But I don’t think I’m… Continue reading Here I am!
Oh my gosh, I can’t believe it’s been nearly two weeks since I’ve written anything! I’ve been very busy lately, and a ton of unexpected situations, a mix of good and bad, have kept me from having much time to spend at home. I haven’t even touched my computer since Sunday! I’m still here though,… Continue reading Where did all the time go!?
I’ve been terrible about keeping up with my FOs! I don’t have very good lighting in my house so I can only take pictures of my projects during certain times of the day. I’d love to have a lighting set-up eventually, but for now I have to limit my photo shoots to the few precious… Continue reading FOs: Lightsaber popsicle hilts + coffee cup cozies + moar
I can’t remember if I’ve mentioned this in my blog or not so I’m going to start from the beginning! In October of last year I decided to start dieting; in fact, I started the day before my birthday. (Bad idea, in retrospect, because I ended up not getting any birthday cake. 😦 ) But… Continue reading Cute fitness idea from Pinterest!