Tag Archives: yarn

April Showers

Does the saying of April showers bring May flowers include metaphorical showers? Because April so far has been real, real tough. A few weeks ago, we unexpectedly had to say goodbye to our cat. I have been devastated ever since. … Continue reading

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Starlight Knitting Society – Shop Review

During the Rose City Yarn Crawl this year, I went to 8 yarn shops in the Portland area I hadn’t been to before. I thought it would be fun to write about some of them! The Starlight Knitting Society is … Continue reading

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More Like Rose City Yarn HAUL

I definitely enjoyed myself on this year’s Crawl. If you follow me on Instagram, you’ve already seen these pics but for those of you who don’t, please enjoy my stash enhancement.

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Rose City Yarn Crawl 2018

This weekend was the Rose City Yarn Crawl and despite coming down with a cold, I managed to actually complete it! Thursday I walked down to to a shop near work. Then got hit with a bastard of a cold, … Continue reading

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Jealousy

90% of the people I follow on Instagram are crafty people. Knitters, spinners, quilters, sewers, planner people, etc. Most of the time this is great. I find Instagram to be a nice sea of calm instead of the turbulent, depressing … Continue reading

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Belated FO: Gnome Barf Gloves

I finished these ages ago but only recently started pulling them out to use at work and in the mornings. There are definitely some things I would have done differently (the stockinette is a bit baggy, for example…that jog there … Continue reading

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Finished Object: Swirly Hat

Swirly rainbow hat is COMPLETE! It was a perfect opportunity to try out Helen…I should have taken the picture from a different angle, but that’s ok, practice makes better. I’ve long lusted after this yarn from The Lemonade Shop (Sparkle … Continue reading

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Blog Recommendation: Violently Domestic

Just wanted to post with a quick blog recommendation in case you haven’t seen it before! If you love yarn, have an interest in learning what goes into self-publishing knitting patterns & books, good writing, and/or amazing pictures – I’d … Continue reading

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