Tag: local artist

On Writing A Book

When I sat down to write the first words of my new book, I went blank. As blank as blank can get. The page looked at me with monstrous intentions. It taunted me. Mocked me. For a week it stared at me, daring me…

Crochet is Weird!

Crochet is weird. There I said it. It really is weird though. Think about it. We stack little knots on top of each other to make something out of string. We use a stick and a bit of string to make something beautiful. Sometimes…

A Year In Review-ish

This year has been something of a roller coaster. From losing my mother in law this time last year, to gaining an extra mouth to feed, filming a craftsy class, writing a book, and designing full time…I think I am just now seeing the…

New Pattern…and a Couple of Kits!

One in a while we designers have to admit a big secret… We didn’t get it right the first time. Or at least, we could have done it a touch better. That’s how I’ve always felt about my Candied Crossbones socks. While they’ve been…

A New Facebook Group for Crochet Sock Addicts!

Hey y’all! Happy Wednesday…I hope y’all are enjoying the week as much as I am. Today is about as gorgeous as a Southern┬áSummer can get. Carolina blue skies, low humidity, eighty degrees, and an incessant squirrel that wants to break into my outdoor office…