Crafting From My Stash · crafts · Knitting · Weekend Makes

A Tale of Two Cowls

I was having lunch today with a couple of friends, both who had lived northeast for awhile but had migrated back down to Texas.  "It's weird that it's the holiday season and we're all in shorts," one of them said. And that's pretty much what fall and winter is like in Texas.  Eighty degrees?  Well,… Continue reading A Tale of Two Cowls

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crochet · Garment Making · Pattern Review · review

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

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First Day of Spring! Inspirations

Spring is finally here! Although it's been feeling like spring since February?  But that's Texas weather for you.  Today I was planting flowers I'd purchased three weeks ago tending to my garden and noticed a lovely Texas bluebonnet blooming. I have a brown thumb, so I wanted to capture this moment before it dies next… Continue reading First Day of Spring! Inspirations

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This Post is Brought to You By Caffeine and Lots of Pictures

Today's post is brought to you by the copious amounts of caffeine I will be consuming to get through today.  My body just could not get to sleep before midnight, but at 5:30 this morning it was like, "I FEEL ALIVE. LET'S GET UP!" I've been thinking a lot about motivation lately and goal-setting.  I've… Continue reading This Post is Brought to You By Caffeine and Lots of Pictures

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GUYS I RAN OUT OF YARN

The other day I was thinking that I hadn't posted my February makes.  I looked through my pictures and...realized I had only completed these: Now to be fair, I had been in the field for two weeks last month...but still! This is hardly anything.  It was a good reminder to me that staying focused on… Continue reading GUYS I RAN OUT OF YARN

crochet · Garment Making · Wedding Planning

Apparently “Wedding Planning Wednesday” is a Thing

I learned recently from the internet that "Wedding Planning Wednesday" is a thing.  I have to say I haven't done very much of it lately.  After being in the field for two weeks, I was hit with the "OH GOD MY TEST IS IN APRIL" freakout and have been studying for that (or, the nightly… Continue reading Apparently “Wedding Planning Wednesday” is a Thing