Surmount the Stash – August Review

This month seemed to go by in a blur with all that was happening at work and home, so I honestly have no idea how I did with stash this month!  Let’s see… My accomplishments I made a Bruges lace scarf with a skein of super cool stash yarn. I made a bathroom rug with … Read more

July stash explosion, courtesy of Robyn Chachula

This post contains affiliate links. If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you know that I’ve been really trying to reduce my yarn stash this year.  But, you also know that I find giveaways very hard to resist – and I’m kinda lucky. So when I saw this giveaway on Robyn Chachula‘s blog, I … Read more

FO Friday: Another ribbed beanie

I’m having a lot of fun participating in my first Ravellenic Games.  (Ok, I guess it’s everyone’s first, since the name was changed this year, but this is REALLY my first.) Speaking of firsts, I got my first medal yesterday for finishing the ribbed beanie for my cousin. I’ve had this yarn for about two … Read more

Competitive stashbusting

This post contains affiliate links. My focus since Friday has been on busting stash with Ravellenic Games projects.  So far, I’ve made a lot of progress towards finishing another ribbed beanie for my Holiday Stashdown Challenge. I’m using two strands of Moda Dea Tweedle Dee, a discontinued, self-striping, bulky yarn, and size 15 circular needles.  This will … Read more

Year of Projects, Year 2: Ravellenics and Unveiling the Motif

This post contains affiliate links. This week I made progress towards two of my most challenging YOP goals. My sister and I were able to decide on a motif for my mom’s milestone birthday blanket. We both had a really hard time choosing a motif, so I made a hybrid.  My hybrid pattern uses the … Read more