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

Stashbusting and shooting (pictures, that is)

I’ve recently been hit by an attack of the granny square.  Perhaps (finally!) finishing the granny square blanket for my sister has reminded me of my tremendous love for grannies and of blanket-making.  In any event, since last week I’ve dug through my stash to work on several granny square projects for charity. I revived … 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

My stash is my WIP

I’m about to start a new project.  I’m designing a crocheted bag pattern using Galler Yarns Parisian Cotton in Colvert.  The exact details are still formulating in my brain, which is why I have my collection of hooks out in the photo. I chose Colvert because I would like this bag to serve double duty … Read more

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