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…
https://youtu.be/AyJ2tmO6brk I’m excited about episode 02! but the video is still kinda blurry, even after tweaking some of my settings. Guess I’m off to the internet to research that now! Episode 02: Allentown Fiber Fest 2019 Soundtrack: High Octane, provided royalty free by Bensound: https://www.bensound.com/ WIPs: Weekender by Andrea MowryYarn, Classic Elite Yarns Legend, 3126…… Continue reading The Perpetual Crafter Podcast Ep. 02
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
This past weekend I attended the NY Sheep and Wool Festival, aka Rhinebeck for the first time ever! I have been hearing about Rhinebeck for past few years, from various people in past and current knitting groups, and from podcasters that I follow. Previously it had not really been an option for me, what with…… Continue reading Rhinebeck Recap from a First Time Attendee
Hey hey, crafty people! Hope your morning started better than mine. I left for work and forgot my coffee. I’ve been trying to get back into the habit of brewing my own, because it tastes better than the kcups at work and I don’t have time or money for Wawa coffee or Starbucks every morning.…… Continue reading Forgotten Coffee
They are a wonderful thing, being surrounded by other people who share your “weird” obsession with all things yarn. They get you out of the house on a semi-regular basis. Your fellow crafters can be a source of inspiration, encouragement, and knowledge. But what if you just don’t click with the other S&B members? You…… Continue reading Stitch & Bitch groups