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Today is the day for sales.

While there is not a lot going on for sales right now there will be in just a couple of days.  The online extravaganza begins on Monday.  101 more words


Socks, Finished and Unfinished

I have a new FO: I finished my Basket Weave Rib socks last night and I love them quite a lot. They are delightfully thick and squishy and soft, and the rib pattern is unusual without overpowering the yarn. 176 more words

Knitting journal scrapbook layouts

I am often prone to let out a little squeal of delight when I glance upon a new paper collection for the first time. Seeing the… 699 more words


Big huge announcement!!

I have some awesome, AWESOME, A-W-E-S-O-M-E news to share today! I actually spilled the beans on my Instagram account yesterday but here it is, in black and white: I’m going to be part of a new release blog hop this coming Monday featuring products from Altenew!! 122 more words


Steampunk Christmas?

The two terms don’t sit particularly comfortably together, I feel.  As I pondered the possibility of adding seasonal items to Steampunk-Shrunk’s stock for the upcoming Christmas sales, images of rusty Santas and welded junk Christmas trees felt less than inspiring. 223 more words

DIY Christmas Decor - Part 1

The Christmas season is fast approaching. This is a great time to start on some DIY decorations. Today I am sharing on YouTube a tutorial for this “Joy to the World” painted canvas. 188 more words

Seasonal Activities

Holiday Embroidery Projects

As part of my quest to save money to move out soon, all of my Christmas gifts to people will be embroidered items.  While I was in DC visiting friends, I worked on a few items in my down time. 176 more words