It’s January 300th

Our first stripe is FINALLY here! Where I am from, in the Midwest, we can pretty well count on January temperatures being cold, sometimes with long stretches of below zero temperatures. So, you can imagine my surprise when January 2019 started off with unseasonably warm temperatures (up to the 60s some days) and then driftedContinue reading “It’s January 300th”

2019 Stress Free Temperature Blanket

There is something about a new year that makes me want to tackle ALL of the things. I want to be more organized, more efficient, more adventurous. There is something totally hypnotic about that feeling! But, I’ll be honest, half way through a Midwestern January, that feeling tends to fade a little bit. My intensityContinue reading “2019 Stress Free Temperature Blanket”

The Whimsical Winter Wall Hanging: Free Pattern

I don’t think I have made anything more “me” than this wall hanging. When I saw this 100% New Zealand Wool from Darn Good Yarn, I really couldn’t wait to make something that was really a creative statement. (I definitely felt the same about my Halloween Bunting, too.) I love how all the colors ofContinue reading “The Whimsical Winter Wall Hanging: Free Pattern”

The Annabelle Infinity Scarf : Free Pattern

Not too long ago, I taught a dear friend how to crochet. It took a few tries, and finding just the right yarn and motivation to really help her get past the initial awkwardness of holding a hook, understanding the anatomy of stitches and basically all of the things that we forget about as obstaclesContinue reading “The Annabelle Infinity Scarf : Free Pattern”