Happy October!

[Following links on this post may result in my earning a small fee. For instance, I am an Amazon Affiliate.] October is my favorite month. I love this time of year… Cooler weather, sweaters, pumpkin everything…. Wait… I live in the South now. It’s not much cooler here, yet, but every so often you getContinue reading “Happy October!”

Rekindling a Love of Cross-Stitch

[Following links on this post may result in my earning a small fee. For instance, I am an Amazon Affiliate.] Wow. . . As we head into the 4th quarter of 2021, I’m sitting here wondering where the year has gone. It’s been a crazy year for us, and I feel like I haven’t hadContinue reading “Rekindling a Love of Cross-Stitch”

Halloween 2020: Old Socks & New Ways of Trick or Treating

Following links may result in my earning a fee. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. I knit these socks years ago and just dug them out for the first time this year. It’s cold and rainy out, and they may be a little worn, but they’re soft, cozy, and warm! It’s beenContinue reading “Halloween 2020: Old Socks & New Ways of Trick or Treating”

Apparently Doilies Are “in” Again

Following links may result in my earning a fee. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. When I learned how to do a granny square all those years ago (and someday I’ll write my crochet origin story), I had no idea where crochet would take me. For instance, despite my early efforts withContinue reading “Apparently Doilies Are “in” Again”

Crafting a Path to Peace: 5 Steps to Turn Your Hobby into a Meditative Art Form

Below is a rare crosspost from one of my other blogs, positively b.e.e. The reason I am crossposting is I think people who follow a crafts/DIY blog will get something out of the concept of using our crafts as a meditative practice. Enjoy! (And if you like what you see, consider subscribing to positively b.e.e.!)Continue reading “Crafting a Path to Peace: 5 Steps to Turn Your Hobby into a Meditative Art Form”

In Memory of Cat Bordhi

By the time this posts, it’ll be a couple of weeks after the event, but I wanted to gather my thoughts regarding the loss of an amazing human being, one who inspired the yarn community not only with her designs, but with her personality, demeanor, and, after she got sick, her resilience and attitude. CatContinue reading “In Memory of Cat Bordhi”