Making Rope Out of Leaves, or Why Simple Projects Are A Must Right Now

I love making things, which is probably why I’m so annoyed by all the people who are insisting that the coronavirus pandemic is an opportunity to tackle a big creative project or be more productive. I want to be making things, people, trust me. But these are not the best conditions for creating.

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Storm Cloud Shawlette: The Perfect Project For Imperfect Handspun Yarn

Two years ago, I bought some soft blue Corriedale wool with touches of yellow silk in it. The minute I … More Storm Cloud Shawlette: The Perfect Project For Imperfect Handspun Yarn

Finished Friday: Knit Tomato and Napramach Bag (In Progress)

I continue to knit at random. When I told a friend this, she imagined yarn strung all over the place … More Finished Friday: Knit Tomato and Napramach Bag (In Progress)

Finished Friday: Knitted Octopus and More Yarn

I finished another Hansi Singh pattern this week. I was curious about the shaping of the octopus head, so I … More Finished Friday: Knitted Octopus and More Yarn

Finished Friday: Socks Done At Last! Plus More Yarn

I had to unravel part of the left sock so I could reshape the toe, and to look up Kitchener … More Finished Friday: Socks Done At Last! Plus More Yarn