Books for the Sci-Fi Family

I'm not a huge Sci-Fi fan. I watch it because the kids and Steve love it. I could totally skip most of it though. Yes we have Rogue One starting tonight and that's one of the few movies I will watch because I was raised with the story line. I will … [Read more...]

Getting Crafty with Disney Princess Crochet Kits

We are a crafting family. Right now Rae is learning how to sew. With tons of help she has started putting together a jelly roll strip quilt. But my love always has and always will be yarn. If it involves yarn, than that is where I you will find me. I … [Read more...]

Tutorial For Knitted Pumpkin Napkin Rings

I am an avid knitter. I love all things I can make on my own. I've been working on a present for my secret sister at church all year. I wanted something that would be quick and easy and these knitted pumpkin napkin rings are perfect! Materials … [Read more...]

Knitting Fun!

I haven't posted my knitting fun in awhile and figured it was time right! I finished this Scarves to throws Month 2 entrelac scarf from Jimmy Beans wool: I used a skein of Cascade 220 Superwash paints in the 9847 colorway that I received as a … [Read more...]

Elf in Santa’s Bag Tutorial

Every year I am tasked with trying to find a new and great gift for the teacher's. Before it has been a little easier because I could just pull out the usual gift card or easy present. The last 2 years we gave Charlie a budget and told him he could … [Read more...]

Lion Brand Yarn Studio NYC

As a knitter, there are all different yarn studios/stores around the nation that I would love to visit. I had no idea that Lion Brand Yarn had such a studio. I was talking with the neighbor, who also happens to be a knitter when she told me that Lion … [Read more...]

Blended Threads Workshop

Who wouldn't want to spend 4 beautiful days on the Eastern Shore of Maryland working with fiber, yarn and exploring sheep? I know this woman would! The sound of the event is just heaven to me. 4 days of fun with fiber, spinning, knitting. OH yes I … [Read more...]

The Broken Circle

Every once in a while a PR rep will contact me and I have to stop and think really? Did they just email this to me? Its perfect for me! When I was asked to review The Broken Circle I jumped. I mean how could I not want to read a book, and a book … [Read more...]

Tour de Fleece

Every year on the same day the Tour de France starts, spinners from around the world get their wheels out and start spinning. No I'm not talking about those using bicycles. Those are fun too but I'm talking spinning wheels: Are you spinning … [Read more...]

What a Week!

Monday I knew, just knee that my spinning wheel was going to come in. Low and behold it did. But we have a postal contractor which means he drives his personal car to deliver our mail. Spinning wheel+Big box+Toyota Camry=A slip in the mailbox to pick … [Read more...]