WIP Challenge: September Update

Bet you thought I was done with this! Emotionally, I kind of am, but dang it, I said a year and I’m seeing it through, for better or worse. It helps that I’m really tackling my WIP spreadsheet; way less daunting when Google counts for me! Current WIP Count: 49. So, I’m up three from our […]

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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Obviously, it’s not the winter holidays (but that is a close second). Fall is the best season: harvesty foods, hot drinks, hoodies, spooky times, and, of course, the Kansas City Renaissance Festival. We are returning to an in-person event, even in the face of a literal plague. While I am worried, I’m also excited. I […]

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Off the Rails

The Yarn Social Summer Vacation is coming to an end, and I’m stuck on the side of the road hitchhiking somewhere… Did I bite off more than I could chew with the biggest road trip? I did. Am I sad or regretful of that? I am not. It wouldn’t have been any fun for me […]

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Relocating the Stash

Because as the saying goes: “Home is where the stash resides.” I am moving. It’s really great ’cause I will be closer to work, really close to some good friends, and walking distance from some of my favorite shops and restaurants (including a certain local yarn shop…) It’s really not great because moving stresses me […]

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Team Knitting

Problematic as they are, I really love the Olympics. I love watching feats of insane athleticism at all hours of the day. I love rooting for underdogs. I love the continuance of the conversation around mental health (Simone Biles is a straight-up QUEEN, now and forever). Finally, I love that yarn always finds a moment […]

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WIP Challenge: July Update

I am still struggling with this. It’s not even that I’m not working on old WIPs. I worked steadily on two really old WIPs last weekend, but I’m not finishing anything still… Current WIP Count: 46, same as last four months… It would be up one, but I didn’t get around to casting on my new […]

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Canine Adventures

Y’all. I cannot believe it. I have been “knitting” for more than two decades and crocheting almost as long. I thought I had experienced just about every yarn-related hardship, but I was wrong! To quote Master Yoda, there is another. My family took our annual trip to the lake with some family friends. One such […]

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Three Years of Adventures

I’ve made it! The leather (or crystal?) anniversary! I appreciate you all who continue reading my words, whether you’ve been here since day one or if you just found the blog. It’s definitely gotten me out of my comfort zone and pushed my crafty skills to new heights. Sadly, I do find myself in a […]

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