As Spring emerges and warmer weather begins to slowly become the norm, I find I’m trying to work on everything at once. This happens to me every spring. I wake up with ideas in my head and I have to force myself to put away my work and stop creating so I can sleep each night. Swatches to Solve … [Read more...] about In Progress (09 April 2021)
I love recording information in my notebooks however, I don’t like to repeat myself or handwrite everything. The solution? Blending tools and technology! One of my favorite ways to make sure I record what I need and do so in an organized manner is to use mailing labels. I use different sizes for … [Read more...] about Using Mailing Labels to Help Organize Your Notebooks
I'm always curious about origin stories. In my work helping clients with their solo and microbusinesses, I know that customers want to know about how a business began. These stories are part of us, and for many, they are a challenge to pause and share. I realized I've never shared my … [Read more...] about a very good place to start
At the first hints of spring, I struggle to focus on my knitting and crochet projects. It's not that I want to abandon my needles and hooks, no — I want to work on everything! The desire is to begin new projects and finish everything that I've been working on over the long winter nights. I know I … [Read more...] about focus on finishing
There's something about twisted knit stitches that I adore. Perhaps it's because I began my knitting life by unintentionally twisting them. It took my first project in the round (a pair of socks) for me to understand why what I created was different from a store-bought sweater. I love that this … [Read more...] about Book Review: Twisted Stitch Sourcebook
A friend who primarily knits with her hand spun, emailed me with a question the other day. She was trying to crochet with her yarn, but the plies would untwist as she worked. Did I have an idea what was wrong? She'd heard something that s and z twist mattered for crochet. Could she use the yarn for … [Read more...] about Swatching to answer: Why?