Ten Reasons Why We Love To Crochet and/or Knit

Meditation and relaxation: knitting or crocheting can help transport you away from your chaotic daily activities and allow you to simply concentrate on what is in front of you, watch a movie (or two), and merely relax. The repetition enhances the feeling of calmness and has been associated with helping numerous individuals deal with depression. … Continue reading Ten Reasons Why We Love To Crochet and/or Knit

Happy Valentine’s Day

Valentine's is a great time to show off your crochet skills. From making festive bunting, 3-D hearts, sweet sachets or even larger items like cute ami bears or love themed afghans. This year I wanted to make some small hearts I could put around my desk and make the area festive. I searched for a … Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day

Holiday excitement! πŸŽƒπŸ•Έβ˜ οΈπŸ‘»

Oh yes, I'm excited for holiday season, but maybe not necesssarily the one you might be thinking of.... I'm excited for Halloween. All Hallows Eve. Samhain. DΓ­a de Muertos. I love this time of year. It has so many meanings, and not just buy an expensive one-use costume and eat spider cookies. I love the … Continue reading Holiday excitement! πŸŽƒπŸ•Έβ˜ οΈπŸ‘»

Yarn bombing!

Have you seen this? The first time I saw yarn bombing was a few years back while in Atlanta for DragonCon. It was just about the coolest thing I had ever seen. The street had the parking meters, benches and a few tree parts all decorated with brightly coloured yarns carefully crocheted or knitted into … Continue reading Yarn bombing!

Charting It

I haven’t seen my yarn orΒ beads in a while…. They are inΒ a few boxes, under more boxes in a room full of even more boxes that I know they are hiding. But more boxes are being packed and piled into the same room. Argh, we’ll get there soon. My shelves at the apartment are empty … Continue reading Charting It