My Mom remembered the week of no power back in the early ’80’s when a willow crashed through my bedroom window and damaged our landlord’s roof. She stocked up better than I did, so we ate at her house a Continue reading We got the Power!
I will need to be writing for my customers, not myself or other designers, when I get my design site set up. At least according to the Creative Blog in who are you writing for? That’s tough. I don’t actually Continue reading What to Blog about…my Upcoming Design Site
Jimmie’s Collage just posted about Balancing the Good and the Bad on your Homeschool Blog ending with the question If you are a homeschool blogger, how do you ride this line between being too rosy and being too negative? I Continue reading What to blog about…What to share about homeschooling
What Designers can learn from Working in a Yarn Store., Dark Matter Knits‘s post made me think through the designs I’ve made in the past, and the ones I’m trying to write up. I realised that Herringbone Parallelogram Scarf hit Continue reading What to blog about…pattern design
My family finished up last year’s homeschool two weeks ago. Saturday was the Family Fun Fair at church, and a week ago yesterday the kids and I started organising the house. I have all my homeschool paper work filed with Continue reading Carnival of Homeschooling, the Tell Me Summer isn’t Almost Over Edition
I wanted to enable “stash diving” so the sizes are actually fingering (sport, dk, worsted) weight yarns, for ease of substitution. Finished Size 48” by 8 (8.5, 8.5, 8)”, 122 cm by 20 (21.5, 21.5, 20) cm. Materials 540 (450, Continue reading Herringbone Parallelogram Scarf Pattern is up for sale today
M got a silver dragon painted on his cheek after much thought at the Family Fun Fair. When I hurried him toward bed, he paused, then asked if he really had to wash his hair and face. Well, yes of Continue reading Some things are Ephemeral
Saturday I’ll be explaining the Gospel to random children that come to our Free Family Fun Fair. I’m organising the explanation around the colors of the wordless book but taking inspiration from a CEF publication, we are using a watermelon, Continue reading Family Fun Fair
After finding, and tearing into a letter from Word Vision she handed me the pamphlet about super Malaria nets, “You welcome Mamma!” While watching the animated skeleton of an Apatasaurus at the Boston Museum of Science, she asked my Mom, Continue reading Quotes of K
My author’s copy of Inside Crochet came today; it really does have my name in print. Such lovely photos, such clear tutorials on how to make the X stitch. My in-laws came for B’s concert, and to day his photo Continue reading A List of Life.
My family is out canoeing with the new to us canoe my in-laws are lending/giving/storing here – we just have to have it show up for service next time the extended family needs it. I’m prep-ing my Bible lessons for Continue reading Want a Calendar?
My Attleboro Sweater has been published at Inside Crochet. Didn’t they find a pretty model? Her eyes are perfect for the colour. The Contrasting yoke adds top emphasis for a bottom heavy figure, but the optional cuffs even out the Continue reading My Crocheted Sweater has been Published!