A while back, I was looking for some cosplay inspiration, and I came across a lot of knitting patterns, and some crochet patterns, for items from the show Outlander. One item, a cowl that the main character wears, really caught my eye. I think it may have been the thick yarn that was used, but… Read More Cowl Made on a Zippy Loom
For my birthday, my husband bought me a Hogwarts Lego set. Now, it is not the complete set that can run as much as $400; it includes the Great Hall, the astronomy tower, and several characters and props. As an Amazon Affiliate, I earn a portion of purchases you may make. My friend stayed with… Read More Lego Hogwarts
Living a frugal lifestyle, watching your spending, and going without the extras are all important goals to have. They can be necessary sometimes to get by. But in my opinion you need to have a reason to do these things. Without an end goal in mind, all of the hard work that you put in… Read More Why are you Living a Frugal Life?
These days, it doesn’t seem like you can go anywhere without seeing comic books. I never read very many of them as a kid, with the exception of a few manga in college and high school. About a year ago, I decided to read a few graphic novels. These are the series that I have… Read More Graphic Novels- What I’ve Read
When I think about things to knit on a loom, my mind goes straight to hats and blankets. But I try to branch out and use creative patterns. Lately, I have wanted to incorporate loom knitted pieces into my cosplay. One character that I have wanted to try is Freddy Krueger, from the horror classic… Read More Hot off the Hook Tank
I’ve written before about my love of crochet and loom knitting. While there seems to be an endless supply of patterns out there on the Internet that do not cost anything, many crafters have been able to monetize their skills as pattern designers by making patterns available for purchase. It is not difficult to ignore… Read More What’s So Great About Paid Patterns
If you have never watched the show “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” you should. If you have watched it, I’m going to assume you have a twisted sense of humor. This show, about five degenerate alcoholics who own a bar has a devoted cult following. Several foods, exclusive to the show, have been mentioned, and… Read More Vegan Rum Ham
I’m a Vegan I have decided to go vegan. Becoming a vegetarian is something that I’ve always wanted to do. I care a lot about animals and the environment, and I had always heard that eliminating meat is the one thing that has the most impact. These days, with people in power refusing to take… Read More Why I’m Going Vegan, and Will That Change the Blog?
Although I mostly write about loom knitting, my first interest in yarn-based hobbies was crochet. But for the last few years, I really have not had that much excitement for it. So when I decided that I wanted to start crocheting again, these are some of the things that I did to reignite my enthusiasm… Read More When You Loose Enthusiasm with your favorite crafts
I thought this was going to be a regular feature, but here I am, three months later and just now getting to the second installment. Since I haven’t blogged in awhile, I might as well start back up with something fun. So here are five of my favorite Harry Potter fan theories. Harry’s Horcrux Corrupted… Read More Friday Favorites: Fan Theories