Uncategorized, What I'm Working On

Brr!*

Guys, it's cold. Like, so cold. Stupid cold. It's currently 1 degree F, with a wind chill of -11. My project of the moment is a lace-weight silk and mohair scarf, but I can't stop thinking about afghans. Both in a "will someone please cover me up with one" way, as well as a "I… Continue reading Brr!*

Uncategorized, What I'm Working On

What I’m Working On

This month has been all about baby blankets! I'm working on an order for two custom baby afghans, as well as one that I'm designing for my Etsy shop. You can see pictures of that one in progress on my Instagram. I've mentioned this before, I think, but baby blankets are probably my favorite projects.… Continue reading What I’m Working On

Series, Vintage Patterns

Pattern Book Chaos

I have a lot of pattern books. Stitch collections, patterns, and vintage patterns I got from my mom, my grandma, and thrift stores. I have a lot of other books, too. My husband has books. My kid has approximately 40 billion books. And, I have a small house. A lot of my books are stored,… Continue reading Pattern Book Chaos

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5 of 3/4ths, Series

Etsy Search – 5 of 3/4ths

Once a month, I run a search on Etsy using what I believe would be a common word or phrase a typical customer would use. For example, "baby hat", or "candle". I don't limit the results by using the filter options as I just want to see what comes up with basic searches. I know… Continue reading Etsy Search – 5 of 3/4ths

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5 of 3/4ths, Series

Etsy Search – 5 of 3/4ths

Search results. We've likely all typed in a simple phrase and been overwhelmed by the response. That's par for the course on Google, but what about Etsy? Depending on what term you use to search, there's often an embarrassment of options to choose from. I don't know about you, but I don't have the time,… Continue reading Etsy Search – 5 of 3/4ths