adventures in tidying up

I started the year, not with resolutions, but with a couple of goals and intentions. one was to not buy any more yarn until I knit a bit of my stash down (vague, I know) and the other was a general “get rid of stuff” around the house. I don’t know how impressed I should be with myself since it’s only february, but so far I’ve been pretty good about the knitting and no yarn buying. two am sock yarn buying doesn’t count thank goodness! the rest of the house has been a mixed bag. I’ve somehow made more of a mess and I still have the exact same amount of stuff. Continue Reading


cleaning out the cobwebs

I had grand plans. I did. I thought by the new year I would be blogging again. I probably said that every year since I went quiet. this time I meant it though!

I probably never felt like I was gone, what with twitter, instagram, ravelry, and, once upon a time, flickr. I have been craving a spot that allowed more space for my words. there have been things I’ve wanted to say or share, but the moment passes.

but the blog, I remember having this blog and the joy it brought me (and the annoyances as well, lest we forget the nasty comments left here and there). poor thing had been neglected and looking aged. so I’ve been sprucing it up since the beginning of the year with the hopes this would recharge my writing. I didn’t think it would take this long, but moving an old blog isn’t as quick and simple as I thought.

will it work? we’ll see.

I’ve been knitting. oh, how I’ve been knitting. I hope to share some of it with you soon.

a forced break

or more like I’m so badass when I sew that I break machines. actually, it’s more like I tried to use a poorly wound bobbin because I was lazy and my bobbin case decided to pop out and break. I like the idea that I’m too much of a sewer for my machine so let’s go with that one.
while I wait for a new bobbin case I thought I showed you something from two months ago, because I like to keep my blog timely like that!

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