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toddlers + scissors

I finally picked up my long forgotten Waves of Grey shawl this past weekend, determined to finish it. I wanted to work with my hands for the sheer fun of it (no gifts or a project for my store Tangled Loops) and the … Continue reading

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My crafting crew decided to do a weekend getaway for a craftcation in the woods. It was a weekend dedicated to girlfriends and crafts, good food and drink. We holed up in a delightful cabin, tastefully decorated in hip, mid-century decor, with picture … Continue reading

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She’s Crafty

Some friends and I rented a cabin in the woods along the Russian River in Northern California back in late February (another post to follow with more pics!). We were all getting together purely to hang out and craft the … Continue reading

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Baby in a Blanket

My sister-in-law sent an adorable photo of the baby in the Baby Blues blanket months ago and I am just now posting the photo (alongside a photo of the finished blanket).

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Underwater Light Show

The family went to the Monterey Bay Aquarium this weekend to keep little man D entertained and do a short road trip. I probably hadn’t been there in 10 years and, other than the sea otters and touch pools, had … Continue reading

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A Cabin in the Woods

About two months back, my husband got a text message — our neighbor in Tahoe was kind enough to notice that some animal had ripped ALL the vents off of our cabin. A cabin which we’d neglected and apparently some … Continue reading

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baby blanket blues

I have a new nephew on his way! Or maybe it’s a niece. But following in the steps of his three older brothers, we all think he will be a he. And when I asked my sister-in-law what she wanted … Continue reading

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Weaving in the Mission

Our craft crew took an excursion into the Mission to watch a crafter in action. Specifically, a weaver. Of gorgeous blankets. His name is Travis Melnolf and he constructed his own loom (you can find his plans here for free) and … Continue reading

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Magic Knits

I am intrigued with the simplicity of knitting basic shapes and how they can be turned into gorgeous sweaters and cardigans when put together in interesting ways. Brooklyn Tweed’s Inversion Cardigan is one example and the Pimlico Shrug from Knit … Continue reading

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Baby Knits

I have a baby shower to go to tomorrow and it’s the first time I’ve had the chance to knit something girly (everyone I know was or is having boys!). I didn’t have enough time to knit a more complex … Continue reading

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