Passing down traditions

The modern art of crochet dates back to somewhere around the 16th century. There were various forms of fiber arts before that, with various names, but crochet as we know it goes back to the 16th century. It’s an oral tradition that’s been passed down from generation to generation to generation, and typically you can look at the family history of any knitter or crocheter and find SOMEONE who also practiced the art. My Nana passed away a few years[Read more]

Nesting Basket Trio Pattern

Baby #2 is due any day now, and along with her impending arrival comes NESTING and getting her nursery ready. We haven’t been able to do a lot of decorating in her nursery since we’re renting and we can’t repaint or put holes in the walls, but we’re doing little bits. I decided I wanted some baskets on her dresser, but I didn’t want wicker baskets…so I made my own! These nesting baskets can be made in any color/colors you[Read more]

Organize it!

As a mom of a toddler and a 2nd baby on the way, working 3 home-based businesses, organization is KEY to keeping things running smoothly in our house. Or at least keeping the appearance of things running smoothly. I’ve gathered up some of my favorite organization hacks for you to keep your life organized…or appearing so. *This post may contain affiliate links. If you click on them and buy the product through that link, they’ll send me a little check[Read more]

Aloha from Hawaii!

I’ve been absent for a while because we took a family trip to Hawaii last month. I’m taking a little break from all things yarn to share a little about our trip with you. *This post may contain affiliate links. If you click on them and buy the product through that link, they’ll send me a little check as a thank you, and I’ll get to keep buying yarn, making the things, and sharing them with you.* When I say[Read more]