Social DisKnitting: Day 12

How’s everybody holding up? I’m better than I have been, which I guess is all we can ask for in these crazy times. I just keep looking for the positives, the silver linings. One of those is all of the crafting I can do in the comfort of my home. When it became clear that […]

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On Hand-Knit Socks

NothingButKnit has posted another quiz, and this time it’s hand-knit socks! Do you knit/crochet socks? I absolutely do. They’re great tv and on-the-go crafting. I have crocheted socks before, but I prefer to knit them, now. If yes, how long have you been making them? I crocheted my first pair for Mom for Christmas… 2011? […]

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Summertime

And the livin’ is easy. Or it will be, when winter is actually over. I don’t know about the rest of you, but I’m ready. I’m done with the dark, the snow, and the cold. I can’t be the only one because all I see on Pinterest and Ravelry right now are cute, breezy, summer […]

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Prairie Knits: Studio Retreat

I was on staff again for the Studio Winter Retreat. This year, we retreated to Gardner, KS, and stayed in a brand new Hampton Inn. We had great classes with national teacher and designer Olga Buraya-Kefelian, the retreat market (manned by yours truly), and, of course, a lot of knitting. Admittedly, I was bummed at […]

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Wear Your Heart on Your Hand

I have so many class opportunities next month, you guys! At The Studio, I’m teaching a class on these fun colorwork mittens: February is known for Valentine’s Day, which not everyone loves. However, I love these mittens because the class will cover: A super basic mitten shape Knitting on double-pointed needles OR magic loop Basic […]

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Do You Feel Lucky?

I was born, raised, and currently live in the Kansas City metro area, so the Wizards (Sporting), the Royals, and the Chiefs have been my teams my whole life. Unfortunately, that means I’ve seen some pretty rough seasons, but I’ve seen a few great ones, too! I’ve seen Sporting win an MLS cup, the Royals […]

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Lunch-Hour Knitting

I am coming to terms with the fact that I’m not as prolific a crafter as I used to be. And sure, I used to have fewer responsibilities taking up my time. I would knit through classes instead of working full-time. I wouldn’t even say it was the speed at which I craft (though, I […]

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