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)

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*More fun* with leftovers: cowl and pillow cover

In the ever-present spirit of "weeding things out," I give you two more of my creations that use yarn leftovers and scraps - my "Hugs and Kisses" pillow cover, and a squishy net-stitch infinity cowl. I hope to share patterns at some point, but for now, here are some general ideas: For the pillow cover,… Continue reading *More fun* with leftovers: cowl and pillow cover

My Recs

Podcasts I listen to while crafting

I enjoy stitching while conversing with my stitch circle or family, but when that’s not possible - and I crave a bit of news or storytelling - I find a podcast series. Still working on the matelassé-inspired octagon blanket. Today's tea: Yogi mango ginger Podcasts are cool because they appeal to my urge to multi-task.… Continue reading Podcasts I listen to while crafting

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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