My crafting mojo is really strong right now! Maybe it’s because it’s been so hot out, I’ve been staying home surrounded by all my delicious crafty supplies. I finished knitting a deadline sweater (still needs ends, blocking and oh yeah, the pattern) and was immediately gripped with the urge to start something new, despite all the other stuff I have going.

I pulled out a bunch of yarn and found my sock yarn scrap stash – there’s a lot of it! I just wanted to make something easy, quick, and scrappy, so I ended up starting a half granny square triangle shawl.

half granny square shawl

half granny squares

It’s so fun! I want to make all my sock yarn scraps into shawls! Grey is Anzula Squishy, pink is madelinetosh pashmina and multi is Indigodragonfly MCN Sock.

I’ve been cooking up a storm, too. This week: homemade bagels (from this recipe, with brown sugar instead of white and no malt powder) and blueberry pie (with cornstarch instead of flour for thickening). YUM on both counts, and I should probably work out or something.


blueberry birthday pie

And I picked the first tomatoes of the year! They’re so cute.

First tomato harvest of the year!

One Response to “Crafting Galore”

  1. Seanna Lea

    It looks like you’ve been working up a storm. I find that between one yarn shop doing a summer promotion and my desire to mostly stay inside that I am getting a ton of crafting done this summer. Almost makes up for the things that aren’t getting done!


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