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Fabric Fear Overcome! aka The Tana Lawn Robe

Most people I know who sew or craft have some variation of fabric fear — the dread of messing up some rare, expensive, precious, irreplaceable fabric or craft material — either by making a mistake when working with it, or by making it into something substandard or dumb. 404 more words

Dryer balls

If you’re like me you’ve got a lot of little yarn balls around. They’re too big to just throw away. Maybe you’ll use them in a colorwork project someday? 215 more words

Quickie

This was my official project of the ravellenics, and I completed on time!

It’s another Quinnifer hat, this time knit out of some unlabeled yarn from the deep stash. 40 more words

the good place valentines

My current favorite show and light of my life is “The Good Place.” Every character on it is so pure and good and wonderful, and it’s so smart and hilarious. 74 more words

Valentine's Day

It's not easy knitting green

2017 was quite a year, mostly due to the terrible things going on in American politics. But  one (kinda sorta) momentous thing occurred, I finally finished a sweater that I started in 2013! 543 more words

Muggle no more -- Mom turns wizard at 75!

On November 21st my mom turned 75. In anticipation of this milestone birthday, she told me that she didn’t want any big ta-do or hoopla. Now coming from some moms, that would be the signal for a giant blow out bash, but from my mom, it was pretty sincere. 251 more words

New Regency and Regency Redux for Jane Austen Fest

This year I made my first visit to Jane Austen Fest in Louisville, Kentucky. If Louisville has a specific connection with Jane Austen, I can not say, but they put on the largest Jane Austen event in North America. 1,019 more words