Queue Challenge: August Update

This month did not go as I had planned. Students are back on campus, so work picked up. I’m finally back to a dance schedule akin to what I had pre-pandemic, and I’ve been doing what I can to help my two good friends prepare for their wedding. My personal crafting goals are understandably not […]

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Summer Bow Wreath

Doing my best to catch up!! I learned my lesson with the spring wreath: only bulky yarns for the body. I’m also trying to not buy new yarn for these, so what is the plan when you don’t already have a wreath-amount of bulky yarn lying around? You hold four worsted-weight yarns together and make […]

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An Arkansas Adventure

The storied Bachelor/ette trip is complete! We spent the weekend in Bentonville, Arkansas, which was very cool. One of the groomsmen and I had to discuss it, because we couldn’t put into words what is so cool about Bentonville. There’s a lot to do there, including a lot of cultural and active pastimes. There’s a […]

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Halter Tee

Last year, I wrote about stitching an engagement present for two of my friends, and the time is coming for them to finally get married! I am honored to be a bridesmaid at their wedding, which also means I get to be a part of a bachelorette trip coming up this month. Now, the dress […]

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Queue Challenge: July Update

I had this all written up and ready to go early this week, because I was once again working the election (which was an amazing experience this year, culminating in the result that confirms my neighbors see me as a person, more than just a vessel for the next generation, so that was great). However, […]

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Return of the Bucket Hat

Long-time readers may recall my coming-to-terms of my own lack of relevancy in regards to the crocheted bucket hat. It’s helped that the trend is still going strong. I found (on Instagram and TikTok, of all places) a free, popular bucket hat pattern from Hobbii. I thought it was cute and a little more utilitarian […]

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Year of Stitch: June Update

This post is very late. I’ve had a rough go of it the past couple of weeks, but I’m doing better now and am ready to give you a little update on my Year of Stitch progress. The tablecloth was my ultimate undoing, I think. It’s a super cool project, but not necessarily a quick […]

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Queue Challenge: June Update

Needless to say, being demoted to a second-class citizen isn’t quite conducive for fun blog posts. That’s, of course, just one part of everything we’ve had to process over last week. There’s a lot of work to be done, and that work doesn’t get done if I shun all the joy from my life. So, […]

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Spring Floral Wreath

It’s finally done. The humor isn’t lost on me that I am posting this on the Summer Solstice. The second in my series of wreaths this year has changed my strategy for the remaining wreaths. The green base of this one took way to long, but then again I chose worsted weight seed stitch and […]

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