I know that I have a tendency to make things harder for myself. I want to knit/sew all the things and making adorable embroidered curtains for my kitchen and make homemade meals from scratch everyday. I also know that isn’t realistic. I know that by over burdening myself I will get less done. Today a… Read More Make a lighter load
I bet you are asking yourself, “What on earth is worth standing in line at 4:55 on a Friday?” Unless you are a very avid knitter the name The Plucky Knitter most likely means nothing to you. Let me introduce you to one of the most amazing indie dyers in the US. The Plucky Knitter… Read More A Very Plucky Friday.
Late Friday night I was checking Facebook when I saw that this cute little restaurant/corner store, in my neighborhood, was now offering vegan brunch on the weekend. So this morning the boys and I walked over to check it out. It was the perfect fall morning here in portland, cool with clouds but no rain. … Read More Girl about town: P’s & Q’s Market
I make coasters out of scraps left over from the different felt friends. Seeing as my last one has been somehow misplaced, I decided to make two. So I stopped carrying them from the living room to my studio and back. The Oregon Coast reminds me of Lake Michigan in the winter. So that was my inspiration for these… Read More A Tiny Bee – Waves
Every Year during Mid Fall I find myself in a panic. A MUST KNIT ALL THE THINGS panic. I am sure if you are a knitter you know that feeling, the weather is perfect for showing off knitwear. Pattern Designers are busting out the best of the best for the Fall knitting season. You rush… Read More Swoon Worthy Knits: Fall 2013
Everytime I hear the word speckled lately my mind wanders to this yarn, and this shawl… This beautiful and languishing shawl. I love how simple the little specks of color combined into something so complex and beautiful. This Pattern is the Multnomah Pattern by Hello Knitty I am knitting it out of my most cherished ball… Read More A Tiny Bee – Speckled
Hey everyone! it’s been awhile since I talked about what’s going on in the beehive! I have been sewing lots of bags lately. I made a for pleats sake a while back and I am almost finished with a Noodle-head Super tote. I plan on using the super tote as my knitting bag! I am… Read More Fall Sewing Part 1: Dresses
My father is a southern gentleman who found his way to the north. Where he met my mother and made his life. Compared to where I live now my parents are southerner to me. As a child I thought the further south I went the happier I would be. I hated snow and cold. Having… Read More A Tiny Bee: Week 3 – North