Fearless about Firsts – My First Knit Socks

Though I’ve been knitting for 10+ years now, there are still many stitches, techniques, and projects I have yet to try. Only in the past 5 years have I started to place more value on the craft of knitting and crocheting and trying to improve my skills and learn more.[Read more]

New Yarn Stash Buster – Infinity Scarf

Well, in case you were wondering, my stash of yarn still exists! It’s slowly dwindling, but with every new project I take on there’s always that awkward half skein left over. And that’s exactly how I acquired the yarn I used in this project! I originally used this yarn to whip[Read more]

To John, on our First Anniversary

A year ago today we said “I do!” I remember waking up that morning, not sure that I could believe the day had come – we’d been waiting for what seemed like forever! I remember the giggly giddiness welling up in me as I walked up to you for the[Read more]

Manly Scarf Just in Time for Autumn Knitting

Ever since I first learned how to knit, scarves have been my go-to project. They’re pretty straight forward to make, have a purpose, and are fun to wear or give away! Though I’ve definitely made more scarves than I have fingers on my hands, I can honestly say that I’ve[Read more]

The Adventures of the Cable Knit Sweater

Since marrying my husband last October, John and I have learned a lot about one another. I’ve learned that John enjoys crafting a cup of coffee each morning, that he geeks out over board game “news” as he anticipates the release of a new expansion for his current favorite game,[Read more]

Download Your FREE “Fun in the Sun Hat” Crochet Pattern

As promised, today I’m sharing with you my first crochet pattern for FREE! This “Fun in the Sun Hat” is a quick project and suitable even for beginners. I probably wouldn’t recommend it as a first project, but once you have the hang of the double crochet stitch there’s not[Read more]

8 Simply Sentimental Dad’s Day Gifts

Remembering Father’s Day is a struggle for me. I don’t know if it’s because I’m usually traveling in the summers and not around my dad for it to come to mind, but I nearly always forget until the day of. And when it’s that last minute, all I’m able to[Read more]

The Most Perfectly Pleasant Wedding Gift from the Heart

I don’t know about you, but sometimes buying off a registry gets a little boring. Whether it is a baby shower, bridal shower, or wedding gift, I prefer to be a bit picky as I select a gift to give. One of my favorite types of gifts to give are[Read more]