Supporting Handmade, Shopping local and Buying Shirts at Wal-Mart (and why they all deserve a little respect)

Today, I was reading Chapter two of Betsy Greer's book Knitting For Good. The chapter is entitled deepening our connection to craft. It focuses on what "crafting" really means and its role in plays in personal expression. Betsy also has some great points when it comes to become very aware of items we use and wear …

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31 Days To Organized Knitting… week one

Last week, I mentioned I was was using the webs blog post on 31 days to organized knitting to help get my knitting and myself a little more organized. I'm currently a few days behind ( I'm on day 5) but, I thought I would share my progress. Day 2: WIPs (work in progress)... hunt …

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Hey Ryan gosling, how come come your memes describe my life?!?!

You know those Ryan Gosling Hey girl! Memes? I get a massive laugh out of them . Today I figured I would share my favorite ones that have to do with knitting , crocheting and general crafting.                         These literally are exactly my life, mr. Smashlee did step …

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Has anyone seen my crochet hook???

Travelling when your a knitter takes a lot of pre-planning. It's almost worse then trying to get the mini's organized for a weekend away. My biggest fear is running out yarn, running out projects and not having the right needle size. There is not always a yarn store to just run into if i forget …

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and may I now present, Smashlee’s Pink Sweater…

I woke up Saturday morning and grabbed the pink sweater. I had to take out the seams from the previous weekend because well, they sucked. I thought I would give the mattress stitch one more go and if I couldn't get it right I would find an alternative. Well, the seaming fairy must have visited …

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Pinterest has all the answers I think….

It's Friday, that means it's the day of the week where I show you what has been inspiring me on Pinterest.So here is my top 5 favorite things on Pinterest this week. ( the last one, maybe the answers to all my pink sweater problems)Baby hooded panel    I love this idea!!! Perfect for baby …

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