One does not simply make a doll pattern

To distract myself from the uneven bits of the yarn winder, and feeling the need to try out my YouTube learning, I decided I would try my hand at making a cute little crochet doll. Inspirations: repainting Monster High dolls using unraveled and straightened acrylic yarn for doll wigs and reroots (including plucking the hair off a Barbie…… Continue reading One does not simply make a doll pattern

A good thrift store is the best coupon

Last week, I was shopping in one of my favorite thrift stores to distract from other issues. It’s a favorite because sometimes a packer in the back gives up a bit and packages some things together at a price that’s difficult to ignore. As I’ve mentioned before, I’ve got a new surplus of yarn in…… Continue reading A good thrift store is the best coupon

Taming beasts with a cardboard sword

The trouble with having tons of yarn is that it’s continually ending up in plastic bags as a garbled mess that slowly tangles over time and times schlepped about. Now, the plastic does do a good job protecting the yarn from bugaboos, but the tangling is irritating on the smaller balls and tons of balls…… Continue reading Taming beasts with a cardboard sword