Mack the Beret…

As winter recedes and spring rejuvenates, Kraftworkin’ Kitsch finally brings you one of the final hats created this season: The Star Crossed Slouchy Beret by Natalie Lawson. I’d seen this pattern several times and knew I wanted to knit it up; but it wasn’t until my good friend Mackenzie and I took a trip toContinue reading “Mack the Beret…”

Dye-ing for some tea…

This past weekend, my good friend Mackenzie and I decided to try our first hand at tea dyeing natural fibers (Remember! She has a column for Kraftworkin, Mackenzie Makes). We scooped up some plain white cotton tshirts (two for her, one for me) and we took an old, ratty cotton twin bed sheet and cutContinue reading “Dye-ing for some tea…”

This is no slamming beer…it’s a sipping one.

As anyone who knows me well understands, if a plan doesn’t work out, and someone slyly mentions “Wouldn’t you rather nod into a pub and have a pint?”, I’m actually running…yes trotting, cantering, and half-passing toward the pub doors (dressage, anyone? in fact, yesterday, all these strides and discussions were used, including the moment inContinue reading “This is no slamming beer…it’s a sipping one.”

“For those of you who like to scarf your popcorn in the sack, the good news is that Newman’s Own contains an aphrodisiac.”

Some nights are about stuffing oversized handfuls of popcorn in your face, hibernating from the whipping wind, and finishing up some projects that have been on the needles for a shamelessly long time. And so, after a busy day running around on Saturday, I came home, collapsed on the couch, decided to embark on aContinue reading ““For those of you who like to scarf your popcorn in the sack, the good news is that Newman’s Own contains an aphrodisiac.””