A social media network just for knitters and crocheters? Sign me up! If you’re looking for a great way to keep track of your projects and get inspired to start new ones, look no further. Ravelry is an amazing resource, and you can get more out of it than you ever dreamed possible. Read More Do You Knit and/or Crochet? You Should Be on Ravelry!
What are your favorite crafts and hobbies? Read More This Lunchtime Poll is Feeling Crafty
I just can’t, y’all. CANNOT. Even without the Ray Rice video debacle, there was still an absurd amount of news this week. Come on in to find out which surprising city may be passing a racist abortion ban, who thinks women are penis homes, and why white people need to shut up about butts and Beyoncé. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny is Capsy Swearing
“Technology’s taken all the fun out of being a vampire. ”
As a rule, I don’t DIY. In fact, when a friend got married I told her I would do anything to help her, but I couldn’t be expected to DIY anything. Because I am pretty bad at it. Read More Things I Will Never Do
Believe me, you’re going to be all over this insane level of cuteness. Instructions and pictures after the cut.
One of my resolutions this year is to learn how to sew. I have a vague knowledge of hemming and I own a vintage Singer Spartan sewing machine, so my only barrier to being the next contestant on Project Runway is practice. It was in this spirit that I ordered the Sew Everything Workshop by Diana Rupp. Read More Book Review: Sew Everything Workshop by Diana Rupp
Last year, I got together with a few friends and spent most Friday nights in November and December crafting. What started as just another idea turned into the most fun I had had in a while, with impressive results and a lot of handmade presents. There were decorated wooden blocks, crocheted Christmas puddings, papercrafts, and enough plum and fig jam to last some of us all year! Read More Crafty Presents: Crochet Bags