Some thoughts on gifting and being gifted hand crafted items.
Well it has been a while since I have posted anything, so this one will be a little eclectic. Bear with me please! I just recently celebrated my 5th anniversary of turning 29 and was spoiled rotten by my family! Thanks guys! Look forward to future adventures in sewing and embroidery! (As well as the… Continue reading November Happenings
It just so happens that starting last year, our dogs Annual Wellness Exam falls on the weekend nearest to Halloween. Last year, we dressed up the four dogs (my two and my mother’s two) for their appointment, so of course we had to do the same thing this year! My two girls have been Tigger… Continue reading Happy Halloween!
Good morning! What an exciting day! Today I have released my latest pattern design on ravelry. Until the end of day today (Oct 17, 2016 EST), you can obtain it for free on ravelry using coupon code “SSOCT” (without the quotes). I would like to take the time to thank all of my pattern testers… Continue reading Singularity Shawl – Pattern Release
What on earth is “test knitting” you might be wondering. Well, there are lovely groups on Ravelry that pair up pattern designers with knitters (or crocheters) that are willing to test your pattern out to make sure that it is well written and with no errors. It is a mutually beneficial arrangement, which are the best kind!… Continue reading Test Knitting (or Crocheting)
This post has been 8 months in the making and I am so happy to be able to show off the final results (photo heavy post warning!). I started knitting this throw as part of a knitalong (KAL) hosted by Eat.Sleep.Knit. (ESK) who put together some lovely colour co-ordinated kits. I have been knitting this… Continue reading Finished Object Friday – Carson Throw
As some of you may know, I run a small business called Spack Craft where I sell hand crafted knit, crochet, jewellery/charms, patterns and sewn items. Most of this activity occurs online, but you can find some of my products at the Canadian Dachshund Rescue Ontario’s (CDRO) events where a portion of every sale through… Continue reading Wienerpawlooza Mississauga