Giving Tuesday – The Crochet (and Knitting) Way

Today is Giving Tuesday, a national day of giving. I’m sharing some of my favorite crochet and knitting related charity links today in honor of this event, which encourages us to put aside the shopping for a moment during the holiday season. I hope this roundup with inspire you to share your talent (or money!) with … Read more

FO Friday: Brooklyn’s Baby Blanket

Way back in February, I learned my cousin had a newborn daughter via Facebook.  Her name is Brooklyn. (Yes, like me, my cousin was born in Brooklyn, but he hasn’t lived there for about 20 years). I decided to make her a baby blanket using some stash yarn.  I started with the motif from Frankie … Read more

Brooklyn Jelly

  This post contains affiliate links. It’s amazing what you find out through Facebook.  For example, I had no idea my cousin’s wife was even pregnant until she posted pictures of her newborn, Brooklyn Sophia. Being of the old fashioned naming sort, I assumed that Brooklyn was an adjective describing Sophia.  (As in “born in … Read more