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My Stitches West 2015 Highlights

As mentioned previously, I went to Stitches West this past weekend. All weekend long, my friends and I were commenting how fun and relaxing it is to spend time with “our people”, and that is the best description I can think of for how much fun I had over the weekend. 467 more words


In the search of the perfect bento bag patterns

Lately, I have been obsessed with two things; First, I have been obsessed with bento bags. They are pretty, convenient and perfect project bags. After buying one from… 788 more words


It's Tuesday, let's talk technique

Yesterday I posted about the beauty of slipping that first stitch and the edge it creates. That post generated some conversation that got me to thinking about slipped stitches and when to use them. 417 more words


Rainbow Monday!

tl;dr:  Find the pattern recipe here!

Another Stitches West has come and gone!  As always, this one was a big success!  The stash was enhanced, inspiration abounded and I got the Seal of Approval for my newly finished rainbow welted skirt from Mr. 394 more words


I got a crush on you :)

Almost every day (especially now that I am unemployed) I start my day on the internet. I am either searching for work, checking emails or updating my resume. 496 more words


Finished Object - Spectra Scarf

I started this last May while on vacation with my family.  It’s been restarted many, many times.  Enough such that when I told a coworker I was finished he asked if it was “40 feet long.”  I put it on the back-burner several times to work on other projects too.  287 more words


Stephen & Steven Tour: Top down shawl class

Day 3 of Mixed Tape Tour at Do Ewe Knit? in Westfield NJ and I couldn’t wait. The weatherman said it was supposed to snow/rain/sleet and I prayed it wasn’t bad, because who was about to slide down the Garden State Parkway? 561 more words