The left hand does know what the right hand is doing!

Or–Finger Crochet–the new Arm Knitting? I’ve been homebound most of this week with a case of bronchitis. I had pneumonia for the first time when I was 16.  Among other memories, I remember doing a lot of crocheting.  It definitely helped the time pass more quickly and pleasantly.  It’s been hard these past few weeks …

Today (and yesterday) I updated my ETSY shop

I’m not sure why it seems so daunting to add items to my ETSY shop, but it’s been about a year since I  added any new items–and that was when I opened my shop.  It’s not because of a lack of things to stock it with.  I think it’s because the pricing thing makes me …

Here is my shield–from home spun wool, sticks and sparkly stuff

I went for a walk this Christmas day just at dusk.  I wanted to collect some sticks to add to my shield, to give it some solidity.  I know many places are quiet today–people at home with family and friends, staying warm, celebrating.  But in my neighborhood, things are bustling.  I live in a part …

a new scarf

I had hoped to do some spinning while I was on vacation in Maine.  I packed a couple of spindles, but I wanted to buy wool while I was there to use.  Unfortunately, I didn’t come across any wool.  There is one yarn store in Lubec, which is also a pet boutique, called Wags and Wool. …

DIY Crochet stool cover « byPetra

Now that my cats have totally mangled the covers of my bar stools- for the breakfast bar–I am going to try making these covers.  I have been covering them temporarily with little rectangles of cloth, which look horrible and keep falling off, but have kept the cats from scratching them anymore.  I’ll let you know …