It’s been nearly a month since this year’s Clayathon happened, and I almost didn’t bother writing a recap now that so much time has passed. But, Clayathon 2021 was a different experience, to say the least, and it probably bears mentioning! I only wish I had done so while it was all fresh in my mind.Read More: Virtual Clayathon 2021
Introducing the Campfire Blanket: a new crochet pattern! This hexagon blanket features a fiery color scheme, has straight sides, and a ripple top and bottom. It features several shades of each color in order to get a random, scrappy look. The pattern is fully illustrated and available for download now.Read More: New Year, New Project?
I’m back from Clayathon 2020, and I have a box of goodies to show and tell. Some of this things are available now in the shop, too, if something catches your eye…Read More: Clayathon 2020 Show and Tell
This was a fun knit, which brightened up my January a little bit, and showed how versatile the Weekend Sweater pattern is.Read More: Weekend Sweater in Bold Colors
Wherein I show-and-tell a couple of cardigans and tell you about my new knitting pattern.Read More: Introducing the Fireside Cardigan
It’s summer, so naturally I have gotten in the mood to supplement my handmade wardrobe. There was once a time when I loved sewing and I did quite a bit of it, but now I see it more as a means to an end. I love having a handmade wardrobe, and the most efficient way to add to it is to spend a few nights sewing. So, once or twice a year I do that.Read More: Two Dresses. And Then Two More.
A crocheted Google Home Mini cozy has the potential to muffle the sound, interfere with the microphone, and make it impossible to see the LEDs. In other words, it may cripple the device’s ability to function as a smart speaker. I don’t care about these things, though, and if you don’t either, come and learn how to make a cozy for your own Mini.Read More: Google Home Mini Cozy
I recently decided that it would be fun to make myself a scarf or a cowl that was reminiscent of the granny square sweater my great-grandmother crocheted for my mother in the 1960’s. Here’s how that went.Read More: Vintage-Inspired Granny Square Neckwarmer
The fourteenth South Jersey Clayathon is happening in 2019. I’ve been to all of the previous 13 except for two of them. Here’s a retrospective of everything I’ve made, and the experiences I’ve had from year to year. Enjoy! [Updated to include 2019 through 2021]Read More: Clayathon: a Retrospective
There’s a reason why I named this pattern the Everyday Cardigan. It’s the perfect, non-fussy design to wear to work over a blouse, to put on over a t-shirt while hanging out at home, or to pair with a swingy knit dress for a weekend party. I’ve knit several, but this is only the second one I’m keeping for myself. It’s tweedy, and exactly what I was looking for!Read More: It’s a Cardigan you can wear Everyday