[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”
Since I had put this blog down for a really long time, I’d like to spend some time in my next few posts catching up on finishes. Today I’d like to feature a project I finished a few months ago, and it’s the blanket I referenced in my post about using your handiwork as aContinue reading “Changing Tides Blanket”
I saw that a friend of mine was making a cute spider granny square, so of course I needed to know the pattern info. Check out this adorable Granny Squares Halloween CAL (crochet-a-long) by Raffaella at Raffamusa Designs! This CAL is totally free; all you need to do is sign up for the CAL emailContinue reading “Cute Halloween Crochet”
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”
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”
I did say Change was coming, didn’t I? It’s all good, though! I have launched a new blog over here and would love it if you would follow me there and subscribe with the handy dandy little button at the top! While this blog will still be occasionally used for knitting and art projects, theContinue reading “Brace Yourselves …”
…but it’s all good! Stay tuned for an updated mission statement on the new direction b.e.e. Positive will be taking!
Interval Finished I brought my finished Interval shawl in to Natural Stitches to show them, and they kindly took photos and put it on their blog! I love having such a supportive LYS that treats me like family and helps me show off my work. 🙂 Click on the link, above, to see it!
I had a variety of wool samples, nothing significant enough to make their own skeins, and got a wild hair to just combine them. The resulting yarn reminds me of salt water taffy bought on the boardwalk on the Jersey shore when I was a kid. I think I like it! Here it is aContinue reading “So, this happened…”
Effing entrelec. Or effing yarn. I’m not sure which is responsible for this travesty, but yarn and entrelec are lucky they don’t have heads because HEADS WOULD ROLL. (Geez I am SUCH a typical Scorpio sometimes! I am working on it.) I tried to unravel back to a good point because I made a bigContinue reading “Freaking Disaster!!!!”