Many months ago, more or less out of the blue, I was struck with the idea to make thank you cards with a bunch of tanks on the front. They were to say “Many tanks” inside. I talked about them to everyone I know. Everyone said that would be adorable! (My friends are nice people.) […]
This was a post originally written for ReadyMade.com’s 30 Days of Creativity. But ReadyMade is no more (seriously sad news), so here it goes. I-cord necklace! As a knitter, there’s some expectation that I make things for people. I’m fine with the occasional baby hat or booties. They’re quick! But to be totally honest, there […]
This one time, I bugged my editors until they agreed we could run a story about guerilla knitting, and then Sloane Crosley wrote it. And then I wanted to crochet stuff to decorate my neighborhood, but I don’t have the crochet skills.
My latest on ReadyMade: Because Throw Pillows Don’t Grow on Trees Please read and comment. Pwetty pwease?
I realize I’ve yet to mention my dog, Jasmine, on here. Well, she’s the cutest. I started letting her sleep in my bed a couple months after I got her, way back in ’05, and it really calmed her down immensely. Just spending those eight hours next to me, even without interaction, made up for […]
The other day, I cut the bottom tier off a long, flowy skirt (I’m 5’1″, it was necessary). And I had a brilliant idea: Use the cut-off part as one of those, I think they’re called infinity scarves, you know, because it never ends. It was like 100 degrees at the time, so I’m pretty […]