An inventory of what I have in various stages of progress! I tend to ping-pong from project to project depending on my energy level and mood when I get the time to make.Currently crocheting:Amigurumi desserts: adorable, and definitely helping me grow with my crochet skills.Easter bunnies: these are ostensibly going to be done by Easter… Continue reading Works in Progress
Sheesh y'all, this has been a crazy busy week. Oof. Amongst all the chaos here are a few links that sparked some thoughts this week. Collaborating with Kindergarteners Made my High Schoolers Better Writers: I am a big proponent of older and younger students learning together. Not just in a "older kids mentor the younger"… Continue reading Weekly Link Round-Up Feb 24-Mar 2
Well, no fancy pictures today because today's works in progress involved a lot of frogging. For the uninitiated, frogging is when you unravel some or all of a knitting or crochet project. I want to hold myself accountable, though. So I'm posting this! I started my first attempt at knitting months ago. Beginning of summer?… Continue reading Work in Progress Wednesday
Well, the crazy amount of snow days we've had the past two weeks has definitely been good for my crafting! Today I can show off my very first triangle shawl. I used this aptly-named pattern by Winding Road Crochet: My First Triangle Shawl. Because I'm incapable of ever just following a pattern, I did change… Continue reading Finished Object Friday!
Attempting to revive this blog (as I do every ~6 months, it seems). 😜 I'm going to set myself specific themes and days to post. This structure should help me be more intentional in my web presence. Not going to lie, I've been thinking a lot about big life changes lately. Changing jobs, moving out… Continue reading Weekly Link Round-up Feb 3-9
Since I got into needle felting, and thus started playing around with luscious fiber, I've been uncertain about delving into the more involved fiber arts: spinning, dyeing, knitting, and crochet. I have friends that do all of the above and more with fiber arts (none that own their own fiber animals... yet). They have all… Continue reading Crochet first attempt!
This week's craft project allowed me to (quite literally) dust off my sewing machine. I'd been doing bits and bobs of sewing by hand over the past couple of months but nothing I got to use the machine for. Well, now that Halloween is approaching the new pup has to have a costume! We're not… Continue reading Sewing fun!