Ravelry Refresh

Ravelry Refresh

It's that time of year to start fresh. Or is that just me? I want everything in my life completed, sorted, or started anew. Nothing "old" can sit dormant. I'm turning over everything! One thing that I knew needed a good purge was my Ravelry page. My queue and my favorites hadn't been looked over [...]

The Spincycle Hat

The Spincycle Hat

A few months ago on a trip to Washington state, I stopped in a LYS {local yarn store} seeking out what else... locally made yarn. This was a well-stocked shop, so I had my options. But then I saw it... SPINCYCLE! Oh the holy grail of yarn! {This was around the time Andrea Mowry released [...]

2018 Year in Review

I have a very production-focused personality. I make goals for myself every day, every hour... every minute? I feel wasteful if a day has gone by that I haven't "done" something purposeful. Luckily, knitting and crochet make me feel very productive and 2018 was quite a success! Ravelry has a fun feature where you can [...]

Quickie Socks

I've discovered the most amazing thing... how to knit the fastest socks in the world. Socks that you can still wear in shoes, but make amazingly squishy house socks, too. The secret is in the formula... 80% merino, 20% nylon. Boom. I stumbled up the Quickie Socks by pure accident when I started a pair [...]

Scrappy Granny: Photo Tutorial

Scrappy Granny: Photo Tutorial

Scrappy Granny  is the very first pattern I ever published to Ravelry! Of course, granny squares have been around forever so this pattern is more of a "how I make my granny squares" tutorial. These tiny grannies use a D (3.25mm) hook and fingering weight yarn. So round up your sock scraps or your advent yarn [...]

Thistleberry Sweater

Thistleberry Sweater

The Thistleberry Sweater pattern  by Coco.Crochet.Lee came out yesterday! I had the pleasure of test crocheting this pattern and I LOVED the experience. I made the medium size with a C (2.75mm) hook and 9 skeins of Loops and Threads Joy DK. See my Ravelry project page here. Three Reasons Why You Should Crochet the [...]