What I’m Doing with Yarn Leftovers

I can’t imagine any fiber artist out there that doesn’t have leftovers in there stash. Am I wrong? I think a lot of people set out to use up their leftovers or knit from stash as a way to alleviate guilt in buying yarn. I want to say flat out here, I full on encourageContinue reading “What I’m Doing with Yarn Leftovers”

On the WIP Side – 1.27.2020

Hello! It has been a while since I got a status of my current WIPs. I’m excited to share the projects that I am working on as they are all a lot of fun. Total: 6 WIPs (4 active)Knitting: 4 projects – 1 pair of socks, 1 sweater, 1 shawl and 1 blanketCrochet: 1 project –Continue reading “On the WIP Side – 1.27.2020”

I bought a 50g skein of yarn… Now what?

In this week’s shop update, I’ll be offering 50g skeins of the ready to ship colorways. Before making the decision to offer 50g skeins, I decided to think through what I would want to make with them and which patterns are out there that would be a good fit. Here’s what I’ve come up with.Continue reading “I bought a 50g skein of yarn… Now what?”

2019 Reflection and 2020 Planning

It’s New Years Eve and I have about 30 minutes before I need to prep dinner. In other words, there’s no better time to reflect on my 2019 crafting and look ahead to 2020. Back in 2018, I was able to finish 30 projects and so I set that as my goal in 2019. Honestly,Continue reading “2019 Reflection and 2020 Planning”

On the WIP Side – 12.29.19

I am happily on my holiday vacation from work this week. I’ll be off through New Years and cannot be happier about getting more free time to craft and work on everything I barely have time for during my “normal” life. So far on vacation, I have finished two pairs of socks and one sweater.Continue reading “On the WIP Side – 12.29.19”

On the WIP Side 12.20.19

I’m working on generally the same projects, but I have started to break through and make some noticeable differences. The best part is that I’m on break from work until the New Year and so I’m anticipating a lot more progress. (See my previous post about the infamous Friday-Lauren. Gosh I never learn.) Total: 6Continue reading “On the WIP Side 12.20.19”

The Miraculous Never Ending Weekend

That’s a thing, right? Weekends that are infinitely long and you have absolutely no problem completing that to do list? I mean, weekends are made for all of the things you just too exhausted to do after school/work during the week. Why wouldn’t we be able to get everything done? This is Friday-Lauren’s philosophy. IContinue reading “The Miraculous Never Ending Weekend”

Holiday Gift Knitting (err Crocheting) 2019

Well, Thanksgiving is over and it’s December. I hope everyone in the US enjoyed the holiday. Today is my first day back to work and it’s a struggle. All of this to say that the holidays are right around the corner. I’m not usually a big gift knitter and just give some stuff away throughoutContinue reading “Holiday Gift Knitting (err Crocheting) 2019”

Rethinking the Cozy Memories Blanket

Here’s a picture of me with my Cozy Memories blanket. I started it off with the three colors I used to make my Riley Rose Shawl. This photo was taken in November 2018. It still looks like that one year later. I was really excited to start one of these blankets for the same reasonContinue reading “Rethinking the Cozy Memories Blanket”