*This post contains spoilers for the knit-along and Game of Thrones* I finished it! And only a week after the final episode aired! As disappointing as that was, this knit was the opposite: fun, half-mindless, and gorgeous to boot. I was a little worried that my mohair was too different from my lighter main color, […]Read More I Knit and I Know Things MKAL
I read a fun story the other day from the ABC affiliate up in Portland, Maine. To help elementary-aged kids focus, they are encouraging them to crochet during class. Of course, I think this is fantastic. I’ve been crafting to focus in class since high school, and it’s the only thing that got me through […]Read More The Original Fidget Spinner
Some quick reminders, Local Yarn Shop Day is Saturday! Please go support your LYS, maybe buy some yarn for Kristin Ragsdale’s Fuzzy Socks knit-along that’s coming up next week! It’s finally here you guys, Avengers: Endgame is in theaters TONIGHT. I can feel it, this will be (another) one of those nights where my life […]Read More Super Knits
You all know my friend Kristin, right? She guest-wrote on my blog a little while back. She also got her first pattern on Ravelry earlier this year! It’s a fun, toe-up sock pattern where you hold a traditional sock yarn and lofty mohair together to make FUZZY SOCKS! How genius is that! So, of course, […]Read More Fuzzy Socks Knit-Along!
When you watch the Game of Thrones, you knit or you die. At least, that’s how it is for my friends and me! We’re huge fans of the show, so when we heard the Drunk Knitter is hosting a mystery knit-along called I Knit and I Know Things to celebrate the final season, we were […]Read More The Finale is Coming
For a couple more weeks, I am the vice president of the Sunflower Knitter’s Guild, and one of the responsibilities of the roll is to plan a biennial retreat for the members. After about a year of on and off planning, it finally occurred last weekend! So here’s a quick look at my ideal knitting […]Read More Sunflower Knitter’s Guild Retreat
Last weekend was the annual MOPACA show at Hale Arena. It’s always a highlight of my year, because it always falls around my birthday. Alpaca goodies make great birthday gifts! Of course you get to see alpacas! They’re so adorable: There’s always a great selection of vendors, too. Here’s what I walked away with this […]Read More MOPACA