• Empty Amigurumi Nest

    I crochet. I crochet. Really, I have to say it more than once. Oh, I know the proof is in the post below, but I still have to remind myself — I’m not just a knitter, I’m a crocheter. See, crocheter – it’s an awkward thing to say. Probably because it’s not a real word, […]

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  • Baaahhhhhhh! Or How a Pullover Became a Lamb

    I had planned to make this: Eunny Jang’s Autumn Rose Pullover from Simply Shetland 4.  I collected all of the correct colors of Jamieson Shetland Spindrift.  I bought the pattern.  And then, I put it in a bag, in a box, in a closet . . . and after much soul searching, it turned into […]

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  • What is a Weekend?

    Mom and I took a bus trip to Winterthur on Wednesday to see the Downton Abbey costume exhibit, and of course, if I were the Dowager Countess, Wednesday may as well have been a weekend.  Of course, since the “What is a Weekend” t-shirts were $30, I don’t even have a t-shirt to show for […]

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  • A Crocheted Forrest

    Knitters and crocheters aren’t exactly the Sharks and the Jets, but there’s definitely two camps of knotters. Knitters look at crocheters with a skeptical smirk, and a sideways eye, knowing that their craft is superior and more difficult, but secretly wishing knit fabric grew as fast as crochet. Since I’m not a crocheter, I don’t know how they look at […]

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