crochet · Knitting · Craft Goals

Crafty Summer Updates

Hello everyone, hope you're having a great Sunday.  It's been a pretty busy month in our little household.   Fortunately most of it has pretty minor.  My dog did get sick about two weeks ago with hemorrhagic gastroenteritis.  This can be fatal if left untreated, so we are so lucky we got Apollo the treatment he… Continue reading Crafty Summer Updates

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ALL THE THINGS · crochet · Life · Mindfulness

The Tonic of Self-Care

We live in a success-driven society, and I find myself falling right in line with its expectations.  I work hard at my job; I exercise; I try to cook healthy dinners at night with my husband (I don't like cooking, but my craving for home-cooked meals wins); I have a multitude of crafty projects I… Continue reading The Tonic of Self-Care

ALL THE THINGS · crafts · crochet · Embroidery · Flying on the Wings of Your Dreams · Garment Making · I FEEL SO ALIVE · Knitting · Life · Wedding Planning · Weekend Makes

Wedding Procrastination Part 2: Craft Mania

I know it's only Monday, but is it Friday yet?  Most of my mental energy has been occupied by work and wedding planning.  But I've had some time to sneak in some crafting.  As usual, there is not any real kind of logic to what I'm doing and why.  And of course, right when I… Continue reading Wedding Procrastination Part 2: Craft Mania

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Little Box of Crochet – Christmas Decorations

I'm going to keep this pretty short because it's January and we're all grumpily trudging through this month. The last thing we want to be reminded of is, "HEY GUYS, remember how it was the holidays like last week?" I'll be honest, I didn't finish these ornaments until January 1st.  Yep. I had promised myself… Continue reading Little Box of Crochet – Christmas Decorations

ALL THE THINGS · crochet · Life

Welcome, 2018 or: Waiting to Get January Over With

Every time a new year begins, I feel conflicted. -Cautiously optimistic about the year ahead and what I can potentially experience or accomplish with a piling heap of -Wanting to accomplish ALL THE THINGS with a dash of -Morbid fear about what kind of sadness the new year will bring with an extra side of… Continue reading Welcome, 2018 or: Waiting to Get January Over With

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Wearable Crochet – Wool and the Gang’s Calvin Top

Good morning friends! Today I want to talk about my first experience with crochet garment making!  I made the Calvin Top from Wool and the Gang.  With this project kit, you get three balls of Billie Jean yarn in one of three colorways.  I made mine in Washed Out Denim. This yarn is made from… Continue reading Wearable Crochet – Wool and the Gang’s Calvin Top