Something has been afoot around here for a while. I have been turning ideas around in my little head, working on designs, yearning to start the creative business I pined after not so long ago. In reality, these ideas have been percolating since around December... but this week, I tipped over the edge of "I dunno" towards "Going for it!"
The thing that unbalanced me was a desire to help Jude in his money-earning endeavours, since he is so keen on getting his hamster. My real passion is designing clothing, which I will talk about more later--but I also need to earn a little extra income first to upgrade some of the equipment I have before really getting serious about that project.
So, for now, here is a little hint about what's been brewing around here:
I would love your opinions (constructive criticism) on both the photos and the product.
Look for the grand opening announcement of my new store soon!
Lately, I've been getting that too-familiar "overwhelmed" feeling. Looking back over the first six months of this year, I am coming to a difficult conclusion: I still can't do it all. So it's time to reset some priorities.
At last, this pattern is finally ready! When you see all that it has to offer, you'll know why it took nine months to make! (Okay, so I didn't knit a lot during the summer... but this pattern did get super-tested!)
A collection of my favourite daily moments in the last 1-2 weeks.
My coolest design ideas come from other people's requests. Finally, a design meant to teach people to knit, the Building Blocks Cowl...
7 awesome, geeky, eye-candy-ish things to enjoy. Happy Saturday!
What's a knitter to do when they never remember to flip their row counter? Learn to read your stitches, and you won't ever need one again. How to tell how many rows you've knit since the last time you increased or decreased.
In preparation for the release of my new pattern, Jill and the Bean Socks, I have created two new knitting tutorials for the Left-leaning and Right-leaning Bar Increases. (Plus my very first knitting tutorial videos!)