My Makes

New Year; Old Projects: my current WIPs (and what’s next)

I ended 2019 with some unfinished business - namely, a few works-in-progress that should take priority so I can clear the deck for the new project ideas I have. I've been doing a lot of crochet in 2019, and I love the craft; however, I really want to get back into knitting more, and I… Continue reading New Year; Old Projects: my current WIPs (and what’s next)

Free Patterns · My Makes

Easy crochet gift make: Lanyard follow-up

Two weeks ago, I mentioned lanyards as a great way to use up yarn scraps and I shared an easy pattern. Here are some photos of lanyards I made using #20 crochet cotton thread. I got this cotton from Daiso (a kind of discount store in the Far East), but your favorite brand of crochet… Continue reading Easy crochet gift make: Lanyard follow-up

My Recs

A couple of stitching hacks, a WIP, and Halloween

Happy Halloween from Korea! 행복한 할로윈 ! Autumn color is in full swing. Here is a glimpse from outside my front door, the morning of Oct. 31: Gyeongsan, South Korea This afternoon, I handed out candy to random strangers on the main street in my neighborhood. I wouldn’t have thought to do that in a… Continue reading A couple of stitching hacks, a WIP, and Halloween