Hello everyone, I have a new FO for you! This one was started on purpose in the summer, before the semi-accidental house, before the neverending story of repairs and renovation, before Peanut was a toddler of DESTRUCSHUN...wait, no, he’s been that for longer. My point is that I started this project before most of that … Continue reading Baby Surprise Jacket
Welcome back, everyone! Thanks for taking the time to catch up with my New Year's post. Ready to look at my plans for the year ahead? Me too!* If you're on Instagram, you've probably seen the Make Nine challenge, where sewists and other makers pick out nine projects they'd like to complete in the year … Continue reading Why Stop at Nine?
Here we are, everyone. We made it into a new decade. Did you all get through 2019 ok? Last year was a hard one for me. I said that about the year before last, but somehow last year got harder. Good things came, but not without a fight. I am so grateful to all the … Continue reading Looking Back, Looking Ahead
As longtime readers know, my tastes in yarn tend towards earthy and autumnal with the occasional gentle pastel or solid red. But a couple years back, I was living in Kansas and my dearly departed LYS got in HEDGEHOG FIBRES. There was a whole group of us who would meet up at the shop and … Continue reading Something Different
Hello everyone, remember how I said I was going to knit another Mermaid Crop Top? I really did it! I feel like I leveled up finishing this project: my notes from the first one were comprehensive enough to duplicate with ease, the yarn I chose gave me the intended fabric, and I was even able … Continue reading Level Up
Hello all, and welcome to real and proper summer in Phoenix. None of those cool mornings and soft nights. This phase of summer is the real deal, where your lip gloss gets weird in your bag and the shadows of lampposts are so stark they look like debris in the road. Today I have for … Continue reading The Millennials Finally Got Me
Hello again readers! We had an odd little backslide into cool nights and rainy mornings here in Phoenix and the temperatures have not yet returned to the usual melting heat. It's been strange, but other than that load of laundry I left out on the drying rack overnight, pretty delightful. This sort of weather is … Continue reading Mermaid in the Desert