Gather round, readers. On this first day of Halloween, I have a story that will chill your bones and disturb your sleep. This past weekend, I was looking to take advantage of some free time and crochet. The fall is a busy time for my day job, so it's necessary to grab these quiet moments … Continue reading Broken Hooks and Bad Cats; A Tale of Horror
During the summer, it feels like I'm constantly being pulled all over the place. My brother is a Marine, and when he was able to come home a little bit this summer, you bet my mom went into planning mode for family get togethers. It's hard to bring your crochet projects along when the family … Continue reading Project Round-Up: July 2018
It's National Ice Cream Month and you bet I'm going to be enjoying a cone or two. However, since I'm trying to limit my sugar and dairy intake, I want to find other ways to celebrate my love of this deliciously creamy treat. And what better way to celebrate than by combining this love with crochet? (0 calorie, 0 sugar, 100% diet friendly)
If you're seasoned with a hook and yarn, you know all the trials and tribulations that come with crocheting. Not having enough yarn for the last five stitches, breaking your hook in the middle of a project...We've all faced it. And we've all memed about it. Below is a collection of crochet memes from our … Continue reading 12 Memes Only Crocheters Will Understand
Greetings everyone! Even though it may not look like it, I have been crocheting up a storm. When summer hit, I decided that this was the year I'd take advantage of the seven month gap before Christmas. My yarn bins have been slowly emptying. However, I can't really show anything new off at the moment. … Continue reading The Yarn I LOVE To Spend Money On
I'm currently dating someone who loves Pokemon. While I'm a fan of the series, it's obvious I'm way more casual about it. Anyway, since we moved in, I have thought it would be fun to turn our home into the Poke Center. It'll be a lot of work on my end, but it gives me a lot of creative freedom. I decided to make Meowth first since we do have a cat in the apartment and I was also thinking of one that I made back in 2010.
You're never too old to give your mother something handmade, though at some point you both outgrow the loom band potholders. My mom has finally gotten around to decorating the house she purchased two years ago. I try not to load her down with a bunch of knick knacks, but I thought a wreath might … Continue reading Mother’s Day Wreath: Free Pattern
It's another Monday here in Fort Worth, Texas, but it does feel a little different. Maybe it's the shot in the arm I got this morning or the "fresh start" I'm trying for this week. Either way, it feels like a good day. Last week I received a crochet project journal that I ordered through … Continue reading Journal Review: My Crochet Project Journal
So before ya'll designate me as "extra" for celebrating my birthday all month long, I just want to let you know that I'm turning 25. That's right- it's a milestone year. I'm a quarter of a century old! And I'm a year from being kicked of my mom's insurance, and I really should be in … Continue reading It’s my birthday and I’ll party all month if I want to….
Hey, everyone! Hope you're doing well and making it through March. Can you believe April is just around the corner? February dragged a lot, but this month is just FLYING! (I think it has something to do with me committing to a huge birthday project for my boyfriend.....) But ya'll will see that sooner or … Continue reading Unboxing a Mystery Box: A Review for Suncatcher Craft Eyes