I’m so excited about my next class at Yarn Social in Kansas City: the Crochet Sampler! Join me, and learn some fun crochet stitches including: Post stitches (think cables and ribbing!) Spike stitches Shells Crab stitch Cobble stitch Moss stitch Bullions After two classes, you’ll leave with a nice wash or dishcloth! Even better, these […]Read More Up Your Crochet Game
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 […]Read More Do You Feel Lucky?
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 […]Read More Lunch-Hour Knitting
I’m looking ahead to The Studio’s Winter Retreat, which was held in downtown Kansas City last year. However, this year we’re moving the party to Gardner, an old Kansas town where the Sante Fe and Oregon trails intersected. We’re trading in our city slicker vibes for those of the pioneer! While browsing Pinterest right after […]Read More Headin' Out West
I recently found out about a tradition, from back in ye olde times, where women had to finish all of their spinning projects before Christmas (or hide in-progress projects), lest they be cursed by spirits with bad luck in the new year. They wouldn’t come back to their spindles or wheels until after the Feast […]Read More Happy Distaff Day!
I checked in with you all a year ago about my new year’s resolutions for 2019, and if I’m being truthful, I failed most of them. I didn’t knit the handspun sweater, or finish any sweater for that matter. I wasn’t able to write for myself like I wanted. If you’ve been reading any of […]Read More A Happy New Year
First off, I want to thank everyone who came out, brought goodies, and donated. You all are the best. Well, we did it! Twenty-four straight hours knitting hats, scarves, and cowls for the Johnson County Christmas Bureau. Honestly, we had a ton of fun doing it. There was great food, better company, and we got […]Read More Black Friday Knit-Along Recap