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
I have a couple poems and some projects that are just so close to being blog presentable. Soon! In the meantime, links: The Hidden Benefits of Boy-Girl Friendships: Raising my kiddo to be a good person and a good citizen-activist is really important to me. He's a white male in a middle class American family.… Continue reading Weekly Link Round-up: Mar 3 – 9
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!
This winter has been long stretches of "don't wanna" doldrums combined with sudden bursts of excitement and adventure. The lack of snow has been deeply felt, and I haven't even been able to go visit it in the mountains. I hope to go snowshoeing before the vernal equinox but I guess we'll see. A few… Continue reading Hibernating/Stretching my wings
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!