New Art November 2017

New Art November 2017

I decided to try #NewArtNovember again this year. I’m still aiming for 50 new creations this month, but probably gonna land somewhere in the 40s. I decided to allow previously started crochet projects, since part of the goal is finishing what I start, and I have...
More Weaving: Scarves

More Weaving: Scarves

While weaving shawls is very satisfying, they’re big projects that take longer to setup. Scarves are much quicker, and quite fun to do. I’ve made 4 so far, including the one from my first weaving class. I will be making more soon! I’m also taking...
Chainmaille Jewelry!

Chainmaille Jewelry!

Before the post about weaving earlier this week, I know it had been MONTHS since my last blog post. I haven’t been idle! Besides raising the not-so tiny human (she’s 2.5 now, can you believe it?), working the day job, and weaving projects, I’ve been...
WEAVING!

WEAVING!

Over 2 years ago, I took a half day weaving class just on a whim. I’d heard weaving is a good/fast way to use up your yarn stash, and my yarn stash was definitely getting too close to “SABLE.” The Crochet Spot has a blog that defines SABLE as...
New Art November 2

New Art November 2

Here’s the next batch of #NewArtNov I meant to put up last week! If you want one of these lovelies, email me (RocksMapsandCrafts at gmail dot com)!  
New Art November

New Art November

I have quite a few friends doing #NaNoWriMo this year. It’s an effort to write a novel (50,000 words) in one month. It’s every November, and I’m always impressed by folks who do it. I’m not a writer, but I wanted to do something like that this...
January Special

January Special

January Special! As you loyal customers know from previous newsletters, I’m expecting my first child next month. This means I will have to close up my Etsy and CustomMade shops for a few months while I learn a whole new set of skills called...