Scraptastic

Yesterday I got the itch to work on some small projects to corral masks for myself and the kids. Our entryway is SUPER tiny, so making the most of my space is important. Additionally, since my space is SOO tiny, keeping it organized is a must. Disorganization looks like a huge mess. I made threeContinue reading “Scraptastic”

emPower Cowl: Crochet

The emPower People craftivism initiative sums up my personal beliefs rather succinctly. I believe symbolism carries heft, a visual signifier of the kind of person you are. I am very selective about the symbolism I choose to adorn myself with. Making, and wearing, this cowl isn’t a flippant decision to make the new “it” thing.Continue reading “emPower Cowl: Crochet”

Working for the Weekend

This week starts a new chapter for us, virtual learning. Our oldest started first grade this past Monday, and it is going well. She is has been super independant and LOVING how grown she is with her very own Chromebook (on loan from the school). Every day she wakes up and asks if its timeContinue reading “Working for the Weekend”

Free Pattern: 2-Row Granny Triangle Bunting

Have you been trying to figure out what to do with all your short (3-5 yard) leftover fingering weight yarn bits? Look no further! This 2-Row Crochet Granny Triangle only needs a few yards PER triangle! You can make your bunting any length and use as many (or as few) colors as you want. Inspiration:Continue reading “Free Pattern: 2-Row Granny Triangle Bunting”

Free Pattern: Currents Scarf

Grab your favorite worsted and knit this striking but simple unisex scarf! The easy 2-row repeat can worked in a duo of high contrast colors (as shown) or lower contrast  colors for equally beautiful results. Dimensions: approximately 7” x 64” Yarn: MC: Stonehedge Fiber MillShepard’s Wool Worsted (100% Merino, 250 yards) in Harvest Wheat CC:Continue reading “Free Pattern: Currents Scarf”

Pookie

The Owlbear Snuggle Beast Worlds Collide I’m pretty new to actually playing Dungeons & Dragons (D&D). During my last D&D session, my adventuring party was given a slightly magical Owlbear Snuggle Beast by an NPC (non-player character). When the DM (Dungeon Master) put up a (picture of a) vinyl figurine of the Owlbear, I nearlyContinue reading “Pookie”

Free (Not A)Pattern: C2C Cupcake Throw

As of this morning, I officially have NO active projects. Old WIPS don’t count, by the way. I finished my C2C blanket for a friend, and it looks AWESOME! The only thing left to do is wash it and mail it! Since learning the C2C technique back in April, this is my 3rd throw/blanket. ItContinue reading “Free (Not A)Pattern: C2C Cupcake Throw”

The Unassuming Hat

Have you ever found a pattern that you don’t get bored knitting? Usually I dislike making the same thing twice (or more) but honestly, I’ve knit this hat 4 times already. I have plans to make at least 2 more (similar to the white long brim one). The first two knits of this hat IContinue reading “The Unassuming Hat”

Crossing the Finish Line

FINALLY, PlumBody to Love is off the needles! Firstly, its impossible to take a good picture of a sweater on yourself to showcase the best attributes. Secondly, it fits about how I expected, although the acrylic yarn is a bit stiff still (still need to wash it up). Thirdly, its SEAMLESS!!! I succeeded in myContinue reading “Crossing the Finish Line”

Free Pattern: the Randclaw Blanket

A beginner friendly crochet throw. Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate marketing links. I make a small commission for purchases made from links contained herein, at no cost to you. My college friends are so dear to me, they are the people who became adults with me. When I think of the defining moments in myContinue reading “Free Pattern: the Randclaw Blanket”