I’ve come to the conclusion that January is always “Lisa Knits a New Hat Month”: Rose Hill Hat (knitting loom edition) Fiesta Hat (also on the loom) Turn a Square Irish Hiking Hat I think, most likely, if I were satisfied with any one of these hats, the others probably would not exist. It’s just, […]Read More: Hat-for-Me Month!
Are you interested in working on a hexagon blanket alongside me? I’m almost ready to post the first tutorial: how to crochet a hexagon, and how to join it to a second hexagon. Assuming I don’t have the flu, I will get that written up and posted by tomorrow. (I have a slight fever and a […]Read More: Crochet-along! Choosing colors
I have two updates for you: 1) Neil’s surgery went well. He is now a cyborg. 2) My hexagon blanket is going well. I had plenty of time to crochet while waiting at the hospital yesterday. Although, I didn’t crochet the whole time. I also looked at the clock and fidgeted. We’ve been having a […]Read More: Updates
I thought it was about time I revived the ol’ Friday Flickr Favorites tradition, but with a twist. I would also like to start sharing links to crafty things I found around the internet. First, though, Flickr. (You can click on the images for individual photo credits) I didn’t spend much time on Flickr in […]Read More: Weekend Favorites
One of the secret Christmas crafts I made was a rice pillow. Well, actually three rice pillows. I followed Blair’s tutorial, which was terrific, but I made a few changes. For one, I didn’t bother closing up the pillowcase. I didn’t have a problem with the end being open, and I couldn’t bring myself to […]Read More: Of rice pillows and surgeries
Got peanut butter jars? Here’s a little craft I did two days before Christmas, when I was frazzled beyond belief. I tell you this both to prove to you how easy it is, and to demonstrate how utterly crazy I am to photograph a tutorial when I should have been unearthing the dining room table. […]Read More: Upcycled Chalkboard-Topped Jar
Well, hello there. Did you think I had forgotten you? I talked before Christmas about how I had so many things to show you and not enough time to do it in, and then I showed you a couple of things and pretty much disappeared. I’m having trouble getting back into the swing of everyday […]Read More: Hexagonal thoughts