A Pilgrimage to Hedgehog

I’m Emma’s mom, Cyndi, and I’ve just returned from the most amazing trip.  Emma agreed to let me do a guest post for her blog. I’m so excited, and maybe still a big jet lagged, so please be understanding. Being of Irish decent, I’ve always dreamed of visiting Ireland, and finally, after decades of waiting, […]

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Crocheting with Hand-dyed Yarn

I have always loved the indie dyer Hummingbird Moon‘s bright colors. Michele is amazing about making samples so people can see how her masterpieces knit up, but she doesn’t crochet. Last I saw her, she lamented not having crocheted samples to show as well. So, I busted the hooks out and got to work! I […]

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Women’s Rights and Yarn

Two of my favorite things! Women in this country haven’t even been able to vote for a hundred years, and you’d think we’d have come a ways since then. Though these current state legislatures show that is not the case (except Kansas! You go Kansas!), let’s prepare for the fights that are still to come […]

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LYS Day Recap

Did everyone make it to their local yarn shop to celebrate LYS Day? You know I did! I was helping out Marci of Th’red Head Designs at her trunk show at The Studio! She had a fun, exclusive colorway for the event called “I ❤ My LYS,” and it was made from Lapis, Yellow, and […]

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12 Days of Yarn Christmas

Does anyone remember, very long ago, when I geeked out over those yarn advent calendars? And I said that I got one? I’d like to show you Loopy Ewe’s 12 Day of Indie Christmas! I went with this calendar for a few reasons: With 12 yarns instead of 24 or 25, it was much closer […]

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Yarn Advent Calendar Round-up

While I’m sitting here not working on Christmas presents, I’m instead looking at all the really cool yarn advent calendars they’re putting out this year. As if I have an abundance of time to work on additional projects around the holidays. I can’t stop looking, though, the idea is just so appealing to me. I […]

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