Surmount the Stash – May Review

May was an interesting month for me in terms of stashbusting, since I actually bought a fair amount of new yarn this month but I also achieved both of my monthly goals.  So without further ado… My accomplishments I finally went through my stash and photographed unused skeins that I would trade or sell!  And, … Read more

A secret, an unraveling, and a hiatus

There’s a fair amount of similarity between last week’s WIP Wednesday/Yarn Along post and today’s post. I took a break from the Pineapple Doily Shawl since I didn’t take it on vacation with me and then promptly forgot to bring it to class with me on Saturday to work on along with my students. My cabled … Read more

Doubts

This is an unusual crafting week for me, which is perhaps why I’m plagued with doubt.  First, I have both a knitting and a crochet project going on at the same time.  Second, both projects are using colors that are outside of my comfort zone.  And, both are intended as gifts, which will hopefully be … Read more

Orange you glad I’m starting over?

Remember this? I started this knit hat design during Knit and Crochet Design Week.  (You can find my posts here: Intro/Kickoff, Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4, Day 5, and Day 6.)  Somewhere along the way, I decided that I wasn’t pleased with the way the decreases were working out.  I still haven’t … Read more

3KCBWDAY2 – Photography challenge

    The backstory: I usually schedule my posts during the week, but I thought it would be more fun if I posted during each day for Knitting and Crochet Blog Week.  Photography is something that I’ve been working on since I started this blog, and today’s challenge definitely had me stumped.  (I’ve already seen … Read more