Do give books - religious or otherwise - for Christmas. They're never fattening, seldom sinful, and permanently personal. ~ Lenore Hershey Craftvent is back on track! Well, as on track as it's going to be when I'm starting an event that's due to finish in the next 24 hours. I'm a process knitter. I'm here…Read more Craftvent Day Three: The Snips!
Be willing to be a beginner every single morning. ~ Meister Eckhart My first attempt at Craftvent II didn't go according to plan. Taking advantage of the first attempt, I decided to change out the main color and go for a longer needle. This does not reflect how I feel about the event/kal as a…Read more Craftvent Take Two
Happiness is not the absence of problems; it's the ability to deal with them. My Craftvent II has gotten off to a rocky start this year. It started with the main color yarn not being one I would normally knit with. One reason I enjoy KALs is to learn new techniques and try new yarns.…Read more Craftvent Mishap
Properly practiced, knitting soothes the troubled spirit, and it doesn't hurt the untroubled spirit either. ~ Elizabeth Zimmerman I was eagerly awaiting December 2 to see the first yarn for Craftvent only discover it was a fuzzy alpaca base. Mohair type yarns aren't a style of yarn I gravitate towards, and sadly, I can't wear…Read more Craftvent Day 2: The first yarn
Your greatness is not in what you have, but in what you give back. It's December 1. The holiday season is officially upon us. This year I find myself not making to do lists, but finding ways I can give back. This is my second year of Craftvent. Yes, last year's project is still uncompleted.…Read more Craftvent Day 1: The Journey Begins