I have a love hate relationship with wrapping presents. For some reason, I have a hard time getting the wrapping paper to fold properly and look nice and neat. Because of this, I love gift bags. No worrying about wrapping a weirdly shaped item, just put the present in there and cover it with tissue… Continue reading Tag, You’re It!
Today I wanted to share the super cute pincushion I made to sit on top of my button jar. You could also put sewing notions in the jar to create an on-the-go sewing kit. It could also be a kids first sewing kit. You could even let your kids help with this, this a great… Continue reading Mason Jar Pincushion
This month I made progress with some of my goals, and some of them have stalled due to uninterest.I have a separate post planned this week on the individual projects that I've finished this month. Crafting Goals: Knit a sweater - Completed April 1st I finished this at the beginning of the month, I just… Continue reading April 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
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
You may remember that last month I wrote a list of my goals for 2020. I have made progress with some, others not so much. Read on to find out which ones they are! Crafting Goals: Knit a sweater https://www.instagram.com/p/B8M431_gNQi/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link I have finished the body & am now working on the left sleeve. Sweater knitting… Continue reading February Progress – 2020 Goals
I am not one to make New Year's Resolutions, I know that I'll fail and I don't like setting myself up for failure. I do however, set goals for the coming year. So, without further ado here are my 2020 Goals: Knit a sweater I’ve started this one, and so far I’m about halfway through… Continue reading 2020 Goals (Not Resolutions)
I met my goal and made 4 plarn bags this year! All of these bags together used about 500 single-use plastic shopping bags. The first one I made unfortunately don't have any decent pictures of, but the pattern I used is Grrlfriend Market Bag. Bag no. 2 is Frankston Market Bag designed by Frankston Hooker.… Continue reading Saving The Planet One Bag At A Time!
One of my favorite parts of the Christmas season is making gifts for family and friends. In years passed I've done more elaborate things (one year it was ruffled scarfs, another year it was shawls), this year I've decided to keep things fairly simple and make this mini spa package. The best part is you… Continue reading Mini Spa Package
After having this blog for almost 4 years, I am excited to share that I finally created an Instagram page! Follow me @yarnbending to see my latest projects and patterns. If you make something from any of my patterns, tag @yarnbending or use #yarnbendingcrochet. I would love to see how they turned out!