Free pattern: Mock Bobbles Cowl (#HolidayStashdownCAL2016)

I’m thrilled to share the third pattern in this year’s Holiday Stashdown Crochet-A-Long. (If you’re new to the Holiday Stashdown CAL, you can find all the details here.) This post contains affiliate links. A few years ago, I received this lovely skein of Berroco Ultra Alpaca in a swap. It happens to be in my … Read more

Surmount the Stash – October Review

Perhaps this post should be subtitled,”How the mighty have fallen.”  After doing some supersonic stashbusting in September, I had an unusually high level of stash acquisition in October. My accomplishments I used about 1,020 yards of stash yarn for various projects, including a square and a hat for charity, three ripple projects made as samples for … Read more

Vacation yarn haul and LYS review: Philadelphia, PA

View Larger Map Last week, I took my dream vacation and spent a few days at Pendle Hill in Wallingford, PA.  The main purpose of the vacation was to relax, enjoy the silence, (wait, what is this?  some kind of retro pop music playlist??), spend some time outdoors, and live an unscheduled life, and what’s … Read more

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