Knitting for Men: the Good, the Bad, the Sexy

Knitting for Men: the Good, the Bad, the Sexy

I am extremely selfish. I’m always concerned about myself. I don’t like to share (especially when it’s the last cookie). I love buying presents for myself. When it comes to knitting, I almost always start new projects with myself in mind. Unfortunately, having a significant other means an unending loop of puppy dog eyes and … Continue reading

Knit One, Strike Two

Knit One, Strike Two

Sports and I go together like peanut butter and eggs. When I was younger, I earned a grand total of two trophies in my life for sports: one soccer trophy, because everyone got one in the league, and one softball trophy, because I was the token fat kid who was never played but happened to … Continue reading

Summer Tips for Hot Knitters

Summer Tips for Hot Knitters

I really hate summer weather. Because of my ginger status, if I am outside for more than two minutes, the sun tries to murder me with its UV death rays. I tend to spend the summers barricaded in my house watching Netflix. For many craftsters, the heat means knitting must be packed away under the … Continue reading

How to Deal with an Addiction in the Suburbs

How to Deal with an Addiction in the Suburbs

Yarn is like a drug. It’s addicting; once you start, you can’t stop. You get what you pay for, often in ounces. When you don’t have any, you’ll start to experience withdrawals. It’s very expensive, and people spend exorbitant amounts of money on it. You can smoke it. …Just kidding. As a yarn junkie, I … Continue reading

How the Ginger Got Her Sticks

How the Ginger Got Her Sticks

Once upon a time, there was a girl named Alex. Alex was very socially awkward and home schooled, so she did not have a lot of friends. Because she had no friends, she spent most of her time alone in her room plotting ways to catch the tooth fairy and collecting unicorn figurines. This made … Continue reading