Creating this space was important both for my actual creative process but also in owning the importance of my work. Having a physical space brings my ambitions out of my head and into the real world. Ultimately, this area represents the creative potential in all of us, from little hands to big hands.
PB's birthday falls just a few days into the new year, an inevitably busy, post-holiday blitzed out time of year. And each year, I've felt like a celebration was an afterthought, something thrown together at the last-minute, just as the Christmas tree was starting to get crispy. Oh yes, it's birthday time. This has resulted … Continue reading Fairy Party Favors
Oh, the needles have been very busy lately. Sometime in late October I decided to knit a certain amount of holiday gifts. My goal was to use existing stash yarn + patterns for all the projects. I ended up having a lot of fun searching patterns in my Ravelry and real libraries. A few of … Continue reading Block Party
From Ginny: ~ Two of my favorite things are knitting and reading, and the evidence of this often shows up in my photographs. We've lived in our new home for just over a week now. It was a relatively low-key move within our same community, so that has really helped ease the transition. In some … Continue reading Yarn Along:: Getting Settled
Over the weekend I had the inspiration and opportunity to engage in a little airing of the stash. I rearrange my yarn from time to time, but I have never gotten it all out at once and admired it wholly. With a 50% reduction goal in mind, I quickly pulled all of the yarn out … Continue reading Stash, Abridged
Last night I locked myself in my craft room for an hour. One glorious hour to finish one project, start another, organize supplies, put away new stash, catch up on knitting podcasts and indulge in some crafting daydreams. It was a full hour! But when it was over, I emerged refreshed and satisfied with myself. … Continue reading The Hour
This week I have been sorting through the various storage containers in my craft room. My stash has gotten to the point where it has spilled out of my charming yarn cabinet and is now inhabiting the dreaded plastic tote box. This is where I have decided to put larger quantities of yarn for long … Continue reading Day 1