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“An essential aspect of creativity is not being afraid to fail” -Edwin Land

Let’s talk about that part of my personality that stops me from reading the directions and just going for it, yea that part.

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Favorite Thing Friday: Spring Fling Socks

My sock loom has been busy! After a long hiatus from knitting things for myself (Christmas gift knitting is a four month ordeal), I finally got to make something fun for myself. 489 more words


First FO with baby in toe

I finished off all my baby projects before my little boy was born but have had a few other WIPs that had to take a back seat while I got to grips with a newborn. 369 more words


January is for Mittens

Scrolling through my Instagram feed in early November, a pair of handknit mittens caught my eye. They were colorwork mittens, with a contrast hem, and a tree motif –  341 more words

Finished Stuff :: Knitting

Olive you, Lopapeysa!

After my last post many people spoke with me about their own mental blocks.   A few mentioned it made them feel better to know that I get just as stuck as they do.   240 more words


I have a problem with color-work mittens.

I’m obsessed. First I made myself some.

Project here, on Ravelry.

Then they weren’t enough and we were in the midst of a cold-snap, so I cast on to some darling ones for T. 168 more words

Retro Kitchen Knits and colorwork

Breakfast this morning is bacon and a fried egg on a sandwich croissant with hummus. Nummy! As an aside, I really need to find a place in town that sells tahini because I want to start making my own hummus. 542 more words