Blogging, Finished Projects

May Progress – 2020 Goals

11.5 weeks into this pandemic shutdown and it's almost starting to feel normal. I definitely miss symphony rehearsals and the children in the nursery I was volunteering at, but the boredom is slightly less. Was it just me, or did May fell short compared to March & April? I've made progress on some of my… Continue reading May Progress – 2020 Goals

Crochet, Crochet Patterns

Aranea Afghan

Last year when I was visiting my grandmother for Christmas, she showed me a picture of a blanket in one of her old magazines and asked if I knew where she could find the pattern. She told me she'd looked online, and had even called the magazine publisher, but couldn't find anything. I told her… Continue reading Aranea Afghan

Crochet, Crochet Patterns

Spa Soap Sack Pattern

Spa Soap Sack Free pattern + chart With Mother's Day coming up this weekend, I thought I'd share this easy & quick pattern for a soap sack. Pair this with a bar of luxury soap and you've got an inexpensive gift in no time! The soap bar I'm using is by Buff City Soap, a… Continue reading Spa Soap Sack Pattern

Blogging

How to Sell Items On Free WP Plan

Inspired by the WordPress blog's latest post on how to sell items on your site, I thought I'd write up a tutorial on how I sold items (digital pattern PDFs) on a free WP plan for 2.5 years. The only technical thing you need to know for this tutorial is how to copy + paste.… Continue reading How to Sell Items On Free WP Plan

Sewing

Planning 2020 Temperature Quilt

Today I wanted to share a project that I've wanted to do for a few years now: a temperature quilt. What is a temperature quilt, you may ask? Temperature projects have been a thing in the yarn craft world for a few years. It's a simple concept, you knit or crochet a row each day… Continue reading Planning 2020 Temperature Quilt

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March Progress – 2020 Goals

Due largely to the statewide stay at home order, I've made quite a lot of progress on my goals this month. Crafting Goals: Knit a sweater I've mostly finished this, I just have a few more rows on the neckline. I'll post pictures on Instagram when it's complete. https://www.instagram.com/p/B94j5fulkMl/ Knit one lace something I have… Continue reading March Progress – 2020 Goals

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Social Knitstancing

Like most people right now, we are under a "stay at home" order. The schools have been shut down since March 12th and will be closed until further notice. I suddenly have a lot of free time, since the internship program I was working with shut down for the duration of the outbreak. I have… Continue reading Social Knitstancing