2013 Temperature Scarf: Lessons Learned

I’m excited to say that I did finish crocheting my temperature scarf this week.  The 113 remaining rows just flew by. I ended up using 8 different colorways for this project.   Four of the skeins (Dream in Color Classy in Spring Tickle and Happy Forest and madelinetosh tosh vintage in Fragrant and Cove) were purchased at … Read more

Ice Age

Temperatures are dropping in New York City.  Yesterday, it was so cold I could barely stand being outside for even a few minutes – which I did anyway, just to take pictures for this blog post (and to buy cat litter). I bundled up with my current favorite cold weather scarf, my sample for the … Read more

2014 Sampler MKAL January Giveaway Sponsor: Cascade Yarns

Happy New Year!  Best wishes for a joyous and creative 2014! You can find more information on the 2014 Sampler MKAL here, and can order the pattern here. You may have noticed that the banner and buttons for the 2014 Sampler Mystery Knit-a-Long feature pictures of 220 Superwash yarn by Cascade Yarns.  When I was developing the pattern, … 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

FO Friday and I Love Yarn Day!

I’m excited to be participating in another I Love Yarn Day on my blog!  To celebrate, I’m sharing some charity projects and showing off some of my recent yarn acquisitions. Finished charity projects I’ve been working on some charity projects with stash yarn for the Hats 4 the Homeless drive at the Lion Brand Yarn Studio. … Read more

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