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Mini bullet point update

I'm still here, and still planning to come back with new content. I'm also moving in 2 weeks, so creative endeavors are temporarily on hold. I'll be taking August off to recover from/settle in after the move, and hope to be back in early September. No, we're not leaving Washington/Seattle areaThe blog will probably be… Continue reading Mini bullet point update

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Video update

A basic run down of why I've been feeling crummy. I have the why now, I'm just waiting on the doctors to tell me how/if it can be fixed. https://youtu.be/3n1dkJCkbSw

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Spewing Rainbows

Some of you might remember, way back in 2012, I knit this baby sweater for a coworker: Which I was absolutely in love with. I wanted to create the same effect in an adult size, but none of the yarns I looked at had a long enough color repeat to be more than rainbow colored… Continue reading Spewing Rainbows

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New Article on Piecework

I have a new article up on the Piecework website. Piecework is a magazine all about history, textiles, and preservation. Whether you are a knitter, seamstress, cross stitcher, or other textile artist, it's a great place to learn more about the history and preservation of craft. You can read the article here. Want more information… Continue reading New Article on Piecework

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Procraftinating

I told myself that I would take May completely off from all writing and publishing while I recover from my massive case of burnout. The problem is that writing is something that I genuinely love to do; it's been my hobby since I was in first grade. Telling myself to not write, like, at all,… Continue reading Procraftinating

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Knitpicks Mighty Stitch yarn review

By now you probably all know about my undying love for Knitpicks. They are a great source for budget yarn that isn't 100% acrylic, and I love ordering basics from them--things like everyday sock yarn, solid colors, and yarns I need in larger quantities. Their Shine and Comfy lines are two of my top picks… Continue reading Knitpicks Mighty Stitch yarn review

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Magic in the Headlines Release Day!

That's right, AJ's story is now out in the world. Currently only ebooks are available--I'm having some issues with Amazon at the moment regarding the cover for the paperback cover. They are coming, it just might be a little while before they become available. Because we will be moving at the end of July, I… Continue reading Magic in the Headlines Release Day!

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New Pattern

It occurred to me this week that I had a finished pattern sitting on my hard drive that was lacking only photographs. I'd put off the pictures initially because it meant putting on makeup and pants, and then before I knew it three months had gone by. Whoops. Iced Pumpkin Spice is a free, fitted… Continue reading New Pattern

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Burnout

I've been fighting it for a while. Since 2018, honestly. I've been putting off dealing with it. I kept telling myself that once I started my medication, it would get better. It did get better, for a while. But it didn't get enough better for me to sustain my current commitments and schedule. In the… Continue reading Burnout

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General life update

We are just a few weeks out from the release of Magic in the Headlines, and there is still so much to do. I'm feeling a bit swamped. This week was super busy. First, Bast found a stray cat on our back porch, a very beautiful Main Coon tabby. We are over cat-pacity in our… Continue reading General life update