As a maker and all around visual person, I find endless inspiration on Instagram. From knitting and sewing to cooking and home decor, it's easy to find lots to love. Sometimes all that inspiration can become overwhelming and noisy. But when it's good, it's really good.
I raced through Eleanor & Park and loved it! Needing to stay in the vein of keeping my reading simple and not too dark, I checked the library for a book I keep hearing great things about. Imagine my delight when I found a copy of The Rosie Project straight away! Bonus: it came up … Continue reading Yarn Along :: Love & Linen
It's full on Spring in Oregon now. The crocus and daffodils have come and gone, the tulips have peaked, and now we're eagerly anticipating the first unfurling of a peony bud. With the help of a friend, I've recently prepared our raised garden beds for planting. We've already got broccoli starts happily nestled in their … Continue reading On the needles : Spring update
Leisure time is pretty unpredictable with a newborn around the house. Some days he sleeps the day away and not only do I enjoy luxuries like a shower and taking my time to eat, I get to knit. You know me: I need to knit like I need to sleep in order to feel somewhat … Continue reading Yarn Along :: Easy is Good
Pattern: Follow Your Arrow 2 by Ysolda Teague // Yarn: Hazels Knits Artisan Sock in Ruby Love & Sarsparilla // Read my Ravelry Notes here. >>> <<< Toward the end of my pregnancy, I was struck with a case of startitis. I had stopped daily work at the shop, and was enjoying some much-needed rest … Continue reading The Mystery is Solved
Tomorrow is my due date. While in some ways it seems unbelievable that it's already here, it also feels like it's been such a long journey. I am so looking forward to meeting this little guy, I'm practically buzzing with excitement! In the meantime, I'm trying to knit, read, and cook all the things! And … Continue reading Yarn Along :: Just Keep Knitting
The birthday dress was finished two full days before the big day! It was a fun project to design with The Geeg, and a delicious yarn to knit with. She tried it on once and took it off again immediately. I'm really not surprised that she doesn't want to wear this right now. The same thing … Continue reading Birthday Dress Snubbed, Mama Okay