Strings attached

Earlier this year, my mother had a business opportunity to travel to New Zealand. My sister had just recently finished law school and was able to go with her. They asked what I would like them to bring me back, and naturally, I said yarn. Side note: You know you’re a yarn addict when every … Read more

2012 Year in Review: Exploring Ravelry

Although I’ve been a Ravelry member since December, 2007, I barely used it until 2011.  Last year, I finally started to browse Ravelry regularly for pattern searches and began to participate in several groups.  My Rav goal for 2012 was to use the notebook to track all of my projects. Adding projects (and even taking … Read more

Year of Projects, Year 2: Rerouting

(This post is part of my Year of Projects, Year 2 series.) This week, my goal was to try out some potential motif patterns for the bedspread I’m planning for my mom’s milestone birthday in February.  My sister’s bedspread took about 5 months to finish, and I’m assuming this one will be more complicated, so I … Read more

The ends

I took two vacation days from work and had a four-day weekend.  (Actually, it was a three-and-a-half-day weekend, since I taught my Tunisian Crochet class at the Adult School of Montclair on Monday night.)  I was brimming with creative energy, but after thoroughly depressing myself writing this post last week, I forced myself to spend … Read more

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