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Knitting and bolus

Things have been going well in the past couple of weeks. I’m nearing a 3 week mark on the bolus and basal regime for my diabetes and my values are definitely doing better. 242 more words


Crochet Triangle Infinity Scarf

My thing for triangles all started when I was playing around with geometric patterns for crochet. It became a conscious thing last summer when I made my  … 556 more words


7 Tips for Traveling with Crochet

There are some quick holidays coming up soon: President’s Day, Valentine’s Day, and Spring Break! Do you have any trips planned? If you are anything like me, packing your crochet is just as important as packing all of your clothes and necessities. 569 more words


Mermaid Tail Pattern Free! UK Terms

So a week before Christmas I was asked if I could make 4 mermaid tails, and for the life of me I could not find a pattern that was quick and easy, that had a nice ribbed waist band and and nice fin, so I created my own, it has taken me until now to type the pattern up!   24 more words



So, what exactly IS Colorwork? Colorwork is a fairly generic term for any work (either knit or crochet) that has more than one color in it. 796 more words

Design It Yourself

2017 Plans to knit and to sew and to create not just think about it !

I just read Jenny Stilwell’s blog and it made me think how I didn’t keep up with my own 2016 plans. https://jensewsandknits.com/author/flickchickknits/

I quote ‘Sewing has really fallen by the wayside in 2016 and in the coming year I will be sewing a minimum of 4 hours every week. 314 more words

Coursework Part 4: Project 1: Exploring Lines

Exercise 4.1 Yarns Inspired By Stitch and Marks

I began this Exercise by looking back over the work from Parts 1 and 2. I selected two pieces for inspiration:- 4,068 more words