2012 Year in Review: 12 for Myself

Back in January, I joined the Ravelry group 12 for Myself (now called For Myself!) with the hopes of making some crochet projects for me!  I’m that type of crocheter who always makse things for others and rarely for myself.  You know, the one who never has her own scarf finished in time for the … Read more

In training!

This post contains affiliate links. My main focus this week has been preparing for the Ravellenic Games, which kick off on Friday during the opening ceremony for the London Olympics. My personal Herculean effort will be to knit my first pair of socks.  I decided to use a pattern from Toe-Up 2-at-a-Time Socks by Melissa … Read more

Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class – Painted crochet finale

(This post is part of my Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class series. You can read the other posts in this series here.) I just have a quick update today, since I’m packing after celebrating Mother’s Day with my mom to get ready for my vacation.  I finally finished my painted crochet trivet! When you last saw my trivet, it … Read more

3KCBWDAY4 – A Knitter or Crocheter For All Seasons?

Seasonality doesn’t have much of an effect on my crocheting and knitting.  I probably make more blankets than anything else, and these are usually in response to events (new babies, new homes, engagements, etc.) that happen year round.  In years past, I was very good about planning ahead for the winter holidays, and actually made … Read more