If you would have told me twenty years ago or even just six years ago that today I would be running a business based around knitting, that I would quit my full time steady income job, that the mere act of twisting string into fabric would direct my career path, I would have said you … Continue reading How Knitting Changed My Life (Part 1)
The Ravellenic Experience
Every couple of years during the Olympics Ravelry holds a comparative competition of knitting, spinning and frogging (yes, frogging) called the Ravellenics. Now, it use to be called the Ravelympics but the Olympics didn't like that and made them change it. Which I just find ridiculous but...that's a whole other blog post so we won't … Continue reading The Ravellenic Experience
My Year of Knitting – 2017 Review
Happy New Year! I'm so excited about starting a new year. 2017 was not a great year for me. But the beginning of a new year is a time to reflect and put new goals into action and I'm looking forward to making 2018 my best year ever. And one way I'm doing that is … Continue reading My Year of Knitting – 2017 Review
I've had this little side business for a while and it's always been my dream to take it full time. And I can finally say that is happening. I am so excited to have this opportunity of doing something I truly love. I have so many wonderful ideas for The Handmaker's Bag and I can't wait … Continue reading Shop Re-launch
Am I Crazy?
Well, I might be. But I'm OK with that. Why am I pointing this out? Well... I just quit my full time guaranteed money in the bank I can make my car payment job. Yeah...you read that right. I quit. Why? Well...because I absolutely hated it. I won't bore you with all the details and … Continue reading Am I Crazy?
Ok, I'm going to admit something here. I'm not proud of it. But...we all have our flaws, right? And this is mine...well...one of them anyway. I am not monogamist... ...as a knitter. I have been having multiple affairs with several projects. At the same time. (What were you thinking?) If you follow me on Instagram … Continue reading Monogamy
Do you make new year resolutions? Do you keep them? There is just something about a new year that makes me want to start everything fresh. Fresh new planner, new projects, new ideas. Do you feel that way too? I usually make some resolutions every year. Usually the same ones; be more organized, manage my … Continue reading Word