Monthly Challenges to Inspire Creativity

These writing challenges are great because you can usually get them done in just a few minutes. So that’s a quick way to get some creativity in your day. Grab a notebook so you can keep all of your completed challenges together. Afterwards, you can flip through and be proud of the work you did. […]

Knitting Fails Sometimes and We Have To Frog It

It’s happened to the best of us. Our knitting fails us. There can be any number of reasons this happens. For me, I’ve experienced knitting fails in a few different ways. Just a few of my Knitting Fails! I washed a non-superwash yarn project. Two different projects. They both became felted cat toys. I don’t […]

5 Ways to Find Time for Crafts

How in the world can I find time in my busy schedule to craft? It is a common question we ask ourselves. We all love spending time on our crafts but we also have families, jobs, classes, chores, volunteer work, etc. How is it possible to find time in the day for all of it? […]

Working my way through Crochet Boutique

I was interested based on the name of this book, Crochet Boutique. My newest book acquisition from Amazon is Crochet Boutique: 30 Simple, Stylish Hats, Bags & Accessories by Rachael Oglesby. I could just let this book sit on the shelf with all the other knitting, quilting and embroidery books I just “had to have.” However, […]

5 Websites Every Knitter Should Bookmark

There is so much information to be found online. Here is a list of 5 knitting websites I have found to be very helpful. Ravelry It is a free online community for users to keep track of their supplies, projects, and patterns and to find pattern inspiration. There are groups for almost every knitting niche […]

Embracing uncertainty

I crave knowledge. I constantly want to learn new things. I want to strum a guitar and make a beautiful sound. I want to pick up a needle and stitch fabrics together. I want to take a skein of yarn and turn it into something wonderful to wear. I may not be good at any […]