Big Mighty Hexies

MiniMighty’s quilt is done! This quilt is nominally much simpler than Stringbean’s or Dooner’s. But I really struggled with procrastination in putting it together. The very simplicity of it was unmotivating, somehow, although it was meant to make it a more reachable achievement. When the quilt top was finished, I was certainly very happy with … More Big Mighty Hexies

2020 In Review

I just read my “goals” post from January 2020. My goals were practically feasible, but emotionally lofty and idealistic. If I could talk to myself a year ago, I’d just say, “Oh, hon. You are enough. Just hold on.” I don’t really know how to write this post. Jared joked to me about a month … More 2020 In Review

Love Noticed

Poor Stringbean: every time I cast on a sweater, she moans. Another one? When for over a year now she’s been asking me for a sweater. Honestly kiddo, the real reason I keep knitting sweaters for myself is my stash! Most of my yarn and fiber that is in sweater quantities is older than my … More Love Noticed

Isolation Crafts

Day 9 of self-isolation here in Nunavut. What’s your local status? No confirmed cases in Nunavut yet, and no absolute stay at home order, but self-isolation rules for those coming home get stricter and stricter, as do restrictions on who can come here. We’re all self-isolating for 14 days because I was south, but even … More Isolation Crafts

Wee Saxifrage

Making these three sweaters was a special work of love for three special girls at a sweet time of life. I was going to make this blog post about the sweaters, but you know what? I just want to talk about the kids. Stringbean is in Grade 1, and she is so six. I love … More Wee Saxifrage