Crochet Post: Nope #MAKEITCAL2023

Photo by Anete Lusina on Pexels.com Yesterday I went stash-diving for an appropriate yarn to make my Summertime Tank, while keeping an eye out for something nice for the Summertime Tee as well. Although I found a lovely melange of coral-esque wool that may make a beautiful Summertime Tee, and I found something like Butta …

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#MakeitCAL2023 Hosted By Toni Lipsey Of TL Yarn Crafts

Photo by Castorly Stock on Pexels.com Toni Lipsey is hosting a Make-Along CAL. You pick the pattern. You might win the prizes. Read all about it on Toni's blog right here. I have spent a couple weeks now trying to figure out what pattern I wanted to make. I had already ordered her book, The …

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Do You Know Toni?

I have been following Toni Lipsey on YouTube for … years.  I started watching her due to a video she did testing out Hobbii yarns.  I was hooked on her personality and her verve.  I subscribed to her channel and every now and then I check in. https://www.youtube.com/@TLYarnCrafts Now, Toni is not the only fiber …

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After Many Years Of Thinking I Should Do It…This is The Year I Am Making A Temperature Blanket

Photo by Lela on Pexels.com I think for the past five years or so, I have thought about making a temperature blanket for that year. Every year, I made excuses for why I couldn’t make one or why I shouldn’t make one. Of course, right now, my email inbox is full of blog posts and …

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Spooky Month Is Right Around The Corner

Photo by Sanndy Anghan on Pexels.com My youngest was delighted this year to hear that Halloween "officially' begins on September 1. We have spent the entire month thus far planning crafts and recipes to try, planning decoration, and planning things I am supposed to knit up and crochet (not even if I had one hundred …

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Should I Knit Or Should I Not?

Photo by rocknwool on Unsplash So, I have had a running goal of knitting twelve sweaters every year; ever since I started to make that goal, I have in no way come even close to achieving that goal. I thought I was more on track this year when I completed four sweaters in February, all …

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My December Crochet Project

Photo by Karen Penroz on Unsplash **Please note: there are NO affiliate links in this post. This year, I have no real desire to participate in a CAL or a KAL--although I have signed up to do the Leave Gnome Stone Unturned KAL, simply because I love these gnomes--and I probably won't even think about …

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Harry Potter Reference

Photo by Artem Maltsev on Unsplash My youngest son is a HUGE Harry Potter fan. On holidays, he gets Harry Potter stuff. In general, when we find books and certain other items (as in not too expensive) in stores we usually end up bringing something home for him. He has a wand collection that extends …

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