2019 Yarn Diet

Yarn Diet – February 2019 Review

As I talked about last month, I've put myself on a yarn diet for 2019 in order to use up some of the excellent and tragically neglected yarn that's already in my stash. So, how'd I do in February? Great! I didn't buy any yarn or craft supplies of any kind (at least since Feb… Continue reading Yarn Diet – February 2019 Review

What I'm Working On

What I’m Working On – March 2, 2019

This week's project is baby beanies. I have several balls of very nice yarn (merino/silk blends, that kind of thing) that are too small to do much else with. They'd make a good striped scrap scarf project but I don't have enough yardage to complete one and I'm not interested in hoarding them for a… Continue reading What I’m Working On – March 2, 2019

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