2016 Crafting Recap

I did a lot of crafting this year. Knitting/Spinning Finished a total of 63 knitting projects Finished 26 pairs of socks (including 13 pairs of self-striping socks)  Knit 16 items for charity Knit ~4.5 lbs of yarn out of my stash Test-knit for 8 projects Finished a total of 5 spinning projects Spun my first bats Plied for the first time Cross-Stitch/Embroidery … Continue reading 2016 Crafting Recap

Reclaiming hobbies is great for your mental health

I've always been a super crafty person. It probably has something to do with my paternal grandmother being a seamstress. My mom was also bitten by the crafting bug and always made us the most amazing Halloween costumes while we were growing up. I have vivid memories of hand sewing little bears and other items … Continue reading Reclaiming hobbies is great for your mental health