I have been making toques to give away to the homeless as part of my charity project, The Sidewalk Sock Project. Since I began, I have branched out to make both socks AND hats because why not stay warm from head to toe? I had piles of hats waiting to be stitched together and have … More DIY Yarn Stamps
I’ve been cutting my own hair for a few years now. I don’t claim to be an expert at all and there’s definitely technique issues with how I get my cut, however I’m usually pretty happy with the final look and that’s all that matters, really. When I was a kid, my mom used to … More Self Haircut
I can’t sit still. Even when I’m tired and stressed and just want to do nothing, my body won’t do it. Knitting has been my go-to while watching TV to keep my hands busy, but the projects I want to work on at the moment require a little more thought and attention, which I don’t … More Fidgety Fingers and Fineliners
With the seasons changing and the temperature warming up, I’ve been looking into some summer projects. I tend to focus on toys and amigurumi in the warmer months since it’s too hot for knitted clothing, but when I found some crochet chokers online, it sparked my curiosity! A little while ago I followed a pattern … More New Choker Designs
While shopping in Deserres in April, I stumbled upon these faux fur pompoms. I see these kind of hats all the time in commercial retail stores, and I never buy them because of the knitted body of the hat–I always steer away from buying knitted clothing items, because I know I am going to be … More Faux Pom Beanie
Back in December, I made a tiny teddy bear for my cousin that he could take with him to work for moral support. The whole concept behind it was to create a little buddy that could join him on adventures and provide some emotional support for those rough days. I like that idea of having … More Pocket Teddy in Action
Went over to my sister’s place for a couple of days to hang out and do some sister bonding. We got tattoos together and went to a French craft store (see last 2 posts), then she showed me her new hobby–beading! This is super coincidental, as my mom had just passed over her stash of … More Sister Craft Day: Beading!