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WIP Wednesday: Chevron Blanket

Okay, so I might have started a new project. I haven’t stopped working on my gradient cowl, but I needed a break from that to do something else. 57 more words

Kaela Knits

March is National Crochet Month

Where my hookers at?

If you have read even one post, you know I love knitting to death. Believe it or not, I learned to crochet first when I was just a kid. 102 more words

Hello World!

Finally! Let’s say I found my way into this blogging world.

My goal? Well, I fell in love with a new hobby: knitting and crocheting. First I started with knitting. 280 more words


First Handspun Project

Here is my first project from my spinning wheel.  It’s a pretty, white wool cowl for my daughter.  It’s a simple pattern:

Cast on 35 stitches. 108 more words

Spinning equipment

I was so happy that, for my birthday, my daughter had my 1960’s vintage Ashford spinning wheel fixed.  It had been sitting in my ex-husband’s garage for the past 15 years and parts were broken, missing or damaged.  313 more words

New Stitch Wednesday: The Slip Stitch and Working in the Round

Happy Wednesday, crafters!

For this New Stitch Wednesday, I thought I would go into some detail on the slip stitch, which is used in almost every single one of my crochet patterns. 390 more words


Head over heels

“That was you?”  I find my neighbor ask in amazement while I open the door to find her sweeping the snow off my porch when she heard a thump, thump, thump, thump, thump thump thump…  Yes, that was me falling down and hitting each stair with my butt.  468 more words

Inner Reflection