Tag: craft sabbatical

I’m doing it…#CraftSabbatical

Quitting my job to take a breath was a really difficult decision. To be frank, it’s fucking scary. The moment I decided for sure I was going to do it, I felt like a huge weight lifted off… Read More

The PickMeUp

Sometimes life gets messy and my life currently is: A. Mess. So, it’s time for me to start cleaning it up. In order to get through the chaos, I have to assign myself “projects” just like I’m back… Read More

Yarn dying at home!

I got home from a long office day and decided that I needed to do something hands-on and creative. My computer legs were tired of sitting. I took one long look at my yarn stash and finally decided… Read More

Craft Sabbatical: Gay Clay Buttons!

I heart buttons! They make me so happy. I can’t really explain why, but they do.

Craft Sabbatical: A “hank”-ering to dye

I signed up for a yarn dying class at Lion Brand Studios in NYC about a month or so ago. Tara has been previously experimenting with dying yarns, but I have yet to do so. She mailed me… Read More

Craft Sabbatical: A “hank”-ering to dye

I signed up for a yarn dying class at Lion Brand Studios in NYC about a month or so ago. Tara has been previously experimenting with dying yarns, but I have yet to do so. She mailed me… Read More

Craft Sabbatical: The Tucking Tails of Enterlac

I obviously love to knit and I like to try new things. I saw a lot of patterns in the past couple of years that looked like a basket weave. I thought, “Holy crap – nope, can’t do… Read More

Craft Sabbatical: Auction Treasures

During the nicer parts of the year, (in Ohio, you just never know) my parents attend several auctions. They come home with treasures. If it’s not a treasure to them, it’s a treasure to someone on eBay. I… Read More

Meringues for Mom!

This past weekend was my Mom’s 50th birthday. My brother initiated conversations to throw her a big party and my grandma executed the plans. I live out of town, so I couldn’t do a whole lot from far… Read More

Craft Sabbatical: Hair Pins

I got this new haircut that I’m just not 100% thrilled with. I think it looks like a boy’s shag cut from the 70’s. So, instead of sulking, I decided to make girly hair clips to put in… Read More