Mahalia

Mahalia

A knit doll amigurumi. Mahalia is knit from the bottom up. She has several outfits to choose from to dress up or dress down her style.

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Autumn Dispersion

Autumn Dispersion

This pattern was inspired by autumn's falling leaves. My favorite part of aumutn is crunching the fallen leaves underfoot.

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Tybee Sweater

Tybee Sweater

This all over ribbed sweater is knit from the bottom up. The shoulders are seamed using 3-needle bind off and the collar and sleeves are both knit from picking up stitches around the neck/armholle and knitting in the round.

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Reading Knitting and Crochet Patterns, Part 2

Last week we talked about knitting abbreviations. This week we will discuss some basic crochet abbreviations. In the coming weeks we will see how those abbreviation fit into patterns so we can learn how to read them. Common Crochet Abbreviations Ch—chain Ch-sp—chain space Sl—slip Sl st—slip stitch Sc—single crochet Dc—double crochet Hdc—half double crochet Tr—treble

Meditation Practice

Quote:               “Meditation practice isn’t about trying to throw ourselves away and become something better. It’s about befriending who we are already.” ~Pema Chödrön www.positivepsychology.com Thoughts:               Often times, as humans, we are not satisfied with who we are. We wish we were prettier, had more money, loved our jobs, loved more, got attention…the list