Is anyone playing along with the Ravellenics?  I'm captaining a team for Hufflepuff.  There was quite a bit of controversy over the games, but I'm glad they got it worked out, since I love crafting competitions.  I'm planning on doing some pieces for my newest modular baby blanket, Owl Obsession....more

Crochet Shell Stitch Baby Blanket

I'm so excited to finally be able share this pattern with you! It's been a draft for way too long. So as you may know, my cousin (who happens to live in Canada) just had a bouncing baby boy! Of course, being the crocheter and all, I decided to make her a baby blanket. I pretty much make one for every friend/family member that announces their upcoming bundle of joy so I had to continue the tradition. I used the opportunity to test a pattern for a simple but elegant shell stitch baby blanket....more

I Finished!

So I know I've been talking about it ...more
It's beautiful. I love it!more

Nothing To See Here

I'm checking in with a somewhat progress-free update.  I thought I would have my rainbow blankie done this week, but I forgot that I was going out of town for work.  Unfortunately, I lost that night for knitting (although I did get to meet the insanely adorable 3-month-old baby who I gave Penrose to -- so far, she's t...more

There's a Light

It's starting to come together!...more

Rainbow Bright

There might not be too many WIPs shown around here for the next few months because I'm working on a new magnum opus. What do you get when you combine 11 skeins of madelinetosh tosh merino light (so shiny!  my favorite!) and a crazy lady?...more
Wow. Just wow.more

A Penrose By Any Other Name

Would have as many seams....more
@Karen Ballum  Thanks so much!more

Strip Quilt Tutorial with Owl Applique

  This was my first attempt at an applique. Another reason why I'm so glad I purchased a new sewing machine back in February! This new machine has opened up so many new craft possibilities, its a little overwhelming....more