Nina's Threads · Pen Pals series · Stash · Storage · The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery · The Grey Tail · WIPs

the How To series – kitting up with hand dyed threads and floss storage pt. 1

this is probably a more interesting read for you, because I kit up with hand dyed threads ALL THE TIME. 😀 I just find it easier to get the colour right from a hand dyed thread rather than 4–5 solids; it just matches the way my brain work, I guess. 🙂 now, with time I developed a different method according to…… Continue reading the How To series – kitting up with hand dyed threads and floss storage pt. 1

DMC · How to · Stash · The Grey Tail

the How To series – Chapter one: an introduction and kitting up with solids – THREADS

for a really long time I’ve been a solitary stitcher. I didn’t know anybody around me who liked doing it, or even knew how to, so I sticked pretty much to myself. I taught myself how to do most of it, I found my way of kitting up stuff, of storing it, dealing with multiple WIPs,…… Continue reading the How To series – Chapter one: an introduction and kitting up with solids – THREADS

Nina's Threads · Once Upon a Time Sampler · SAL · Stash · The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery · The Grey Tail

almost there

[now, if you like me like blog posts that come with a soundtrack, play this jazzy tune in your head “aaaaaaalmooooooooost theeeereeee” 😉 ] – – – first and foremost, this is going to be a hell of a quick post because I have a gabazillion of things to do today. still, I wanted to post my recent progress…… Continue reading almost there

Books · Food · Stash · The Grey Tail

liquid nitrogen is the answer (it has to be)

so, guess what happened exactly 7 days ago this morning? I spilled milk on my laptop. what a creative way to ruin my day, don’t you agree? the fun facts are: a. I rarely drink milk, especially in the morning; b. I even more rarely drink warm milk with honey in the morning next to my laptop; c. despite…… Continue reading liquid nitrogen is the answer (it has to be)

Crochet · Crochet Camp 2013 · Stash · Storage · The Grey Tail

Chapter fifty-three – Hooked

previously on the grey tail: posted a couple of cool recipes. – – – after all this eating stuff, it’s time to make things right. off with the kitty pictures. 😀 – – – on the stitching front, not so much stitching really. I took out my crochet yarn and got seriously hooked. I spent an entire…… Continue reading Chapter fifty-three – Hooked

Oeil2cha · Stash · The Grey Tail

Chapter forty-nine – Spooky stash

previously on the grey tail: lots of Halloween watching. – – – during summer, while I was staying over at Granny’s, I needed something to keep me going through the insane moments she had – and St. Charles’ Market reports were there to cheer me up and (ouch!) enhance my already ginormous stash. you have been warned. first…… Continue reading Chapter forty-nine – Spooky stash

Knitting camp · Stash · The Grey Tail

Knit Camp is here!

just a quick  post to let you know the amazing Kat Goldin at Slugs on the Refrigerator just announced a new Camp for the new year! a knitting camp!! I’ve always wanted to learn how to knit but never dared, my lost battle with crochet was all the disappointment I could take. I convinced myself that with…… Continue reading Knit Camp is here!