2012 Year in Review: (Non-crafty) Books!

This post contains affiliate links. One of my goals for 2012 was to read more.  Last year around this time, I was feeling like some sort of statistic – you know, featured in all those doomsday articles you see online about how people don’t read anymore.  Then my colleagues gifted me a Kindle Fire for Christmas … 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

In training!

This post contains affiliate links. My main focus this week has been preparing for the Ravellenic Games, which kick off on Friday during the opening ceremony for the London Olympics. My personal Herculean effort will be to knit my first pair of socks.  I decided to use a pattern from Toe-Up 2-at-a-Time Socks by Melissa … Read more

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