Magnum OpusNoun: a large and important work of art, music, or literature, especially one regarded as the most important work of an artist or writer. It’s done, FINALLY. It took just under a year to compete, there were quite a few stop and starts, a few fudges and pattern chart corrections, but. It. Is. Done.…… Continue reading Magnum Opus? Maybe!
…And I don’t mean gauge swatches or pre-washing yarns for colorwork. Moths. Nasty little things that will seek out your wool and lay eggs in it, so that the larva can eat it. GROSS. I never put much thought into moth protection before. While I lived with my mother, the only fiber chewing pest I…… Continue reading A Fiber Artist’s Worst Nightmare…
Whoops, I totally forgot to post a link to the new podcast episode and shownotes here!! Please enjoy The Perpetual Crafter Episode 03 – Lofty Goals !https://youtu.be/lvktS6xZ-8g Soundtrack: High Octane, provided royalty free by Bensound: https://www.bensound.com/ WIPs: Weekender by Andrea Mowry Yarn, Classic Elite Yarns Legend, 3126 (Purple) https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/the-weekender-5 First time ever doing tubular Cast On, tubular bind off and…… Continue reading The Perpetual Crafter Episode 03 – Lofty Goals
Oh it’s that time. When you start seeing the Instagram pics from the current fiber fest. I got to attend Rheinbeck for the first time this year, so there’s really no complaints, but I’m not sure I’ll ever make it to EYF, just for the fact that it’s in Scotland. Air fare and hotels are…… Continue reading #NotAttendingEYF
Oh hey crafty people! Looks like I took a little break there, last post was Feb 20… Whoops! Well you haven’t missed anything drastic or extremely exciting. I got caught up in a bad combo of work stress, mild seasonal depression, the usual migraine nonsense, and trying to get back into a workout and meal…… Continue reading I’m back!
Oh man, it’s been a while. Valentine’s day has come and gone, and I hope you had a wonderful day with your significant other doing things you enjoy. For all my single people, I hope you had a fantastic Thursday last week and were able to grab up some discount chocolate on Friday ❤ My…… Continue reading SNOW DAY!
Like the rest of the world, I’m currently evaluating some things in my life and making goals and plans for the coming year. I hate to call them resolutions, because than I feel like a complete FAILURE if I slip up a little bit. I refuse to say that “I will lose weight!” or “I’ll…… Continue reading Determination – Post Holiday reset, 2019 planning
I think all knitters have a skein or two, or twelve, that for whatever reason is special. Really special. Too special to use right now, because it needs the perfect pattern, or because you’re not a “good enough” knitter yet. Or ma\nybe it has special memories attached to it: you bought it during your first…… Continue reading My Precious
Ever have things all planned out, and then life throws a wrench at you and everything unravels? Yeah. I had a bunch of holiday things planned out this week : baking, two vacation days off to spoil myself before being surrounded by people for the holidays, one of those days being spent in the Philly…… Continue reading Well That Sucked.
Hello hello, it’s been a while. Happy belated Chanukkah, we are very close to Yule, Christmas and Kwanzaa. I hope all of your holiday prepping & events are going well! Tis the season to be over-scheduled! I have not been getting a lot of knitting done. Usually I have dedicated knitting time on my lunch…… Continue reading Holiday Overload!