Ok, I apologize for the bad pun in the title… My kitchen scale often comes in handy when I’m trying to make use of oddballs and extra bits of yarn. If you’re wondering how much yarn you have left on a skein or ball that’s already been started, just weigh it on a postal or kitchen . . . → Read More: Weight a minute!
My baby, Jay, is five months old today. Since he grew out of his bassinette he’s been sleeping in a baby hammock, called an Amby. It’s on a spring so it sways and bounces gently while he sleeps and he loves it. But regular baby blankets are too big to fit in it. I . . . → Read More: Mini-blanket
I found the neatest new project bag at the hardware store yesterday.
It’s from a German company called Koziol — I’ve found they’ve got really great designed household stuff in addition to the bag. Check it out!
I’m addicted to containers… I always think the next great box or basket is going to get me organized. . . . → Read More: Project Bag
So, I created a bib pattern the other day which I decided to try and publish electronically.
You can see the result on LuLu, below. The LuLu experience was a little frustrating–there doesn’t seem to be that much of an advantage for electronic publishing–except that the buyer can download the file immediately. You can try . . . → Read More: A Bib Pattern
I’ve been obsessing lately about crocheting in rounds. I’m teaching a class at Pins and Needles in Princeton, NJ on crocheted bowls and baskets… It’s definitely an exercise in letting go for some of my students. When you crochet in the round your work grows organically, you may need to adjust the increase here and there . . . → Read More: Round and Round