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
Greetings, all, from the cusp of the new year. The old year ended with a deliciously gray, rainy day. We had a rare few days of proper winter here in Phoenix, with dirty clouds, a sharp breeze, and threats of freezing overnight. I know all this is nothing novel to a lot of you, but … Continue reading Year Out, Year In
Good news everyone! WordPress support helped me find my missing post. Somehow a draft version had overwritten the final version, which was thankfully still sitting in history. I feel rather silly I hadn't thought to check in history, but user error is one of the easiest tech problems to fix, so I was like a … Continue reading Getting my Knit Together
Hello dear readers and welcome back! I have a finished object to share with you all, but it occurred to me that it might, just maybe, be a good idea to sum up my 2017 stashing before the end of 2018's first quarter. I started beating myself up about my lackluster knitting output, but then … Continue reading State of the Stash: Final Reckoning for 2017
Happy fall everybody! Peanut and I (and Querido and the fuzzies) are doing well. The temperature has dropped to a positively frigid 70º in the morning, and Querido and I are turning poor Peanut into a thin-blooded Phoenician by bundling him up for his walk every morning. He's built up quite a layer of his … Continue reading State of the Stash: Third Quarter
Thank you all for your kind comments on my latest FOs! On the other side of the scale, I'm here today to talk about the yarn that's come into my stash in the past few months. You'll recall at the end of the first quarter, I was on my way to breaking even, having already … Continue reading State of the Stash – Second Quarter