Thoughts

Let Toys Be Toys

Dear Nerf~ Thanks for finally making this product. I know when I was a little girl I would never have dreamed of playing with Transformers, Legos, or anything else clearly made for boys. {Insert obvious eye roll here} But now that it comes in hot pink, I finally feel empowered to play with the boys!… Read More Let Toys Be Toys

Project Stories

My First Cardigan

 I started this project as a Marian shrug on size 8 needles, but had to frog it completely and replace it with size 7 to get a better fabric. Sometime after I had finished almost the entire piece I realized that I really did not want a shrug. What I really wanted was a cardigan. So… Read More My First Cardigan

Operation Raptor

Not Pregnant

Not pregnant. I am trying to just be disappointed, but if I am honest with myself, I’m more heartbroken than I would have imagined. But this is a good thing. The week we were trying, I pendulumed wildly between excitement and blind panic. I couldn’t believe I was actually putting myself in this position again.… Read More Not Pregnant

Project Stories

Mall People…

  I am sitting in the mall, in a cluster of four chairs. Three other people are sitting staring at their phones. I am knitting a cardigan. Guess who’s getting weird looks??! It is a sad thing indeed.     

Operation Raptor

Schrödinger’s Belly

Schrödinger’s Belly: a paradox in which I am both pregnant and not pregnant until such a time as I can accurately test for pregnancy, while little symptoms that point in either direction are slowly driving me mad…

Operation Raptor

Operation Raptor

Saw this a few days ago- and since then, Chris and I have been referring to our attempt to get pregnant as “Operation Raptor”. Of course, we’d also be thrilled with a T-Rex, we just want our little monster to be healthy. Lots of prayers our way this week, please!

Project Stories

My First Sweater!

I’ve had this project queued for a long time, waiting for a combination of the perfect yarn (which I found at Maryland Sheep & Wool this year specifically for it) and the bravery to attempt a sweater. This is my first sweater, and I must say I couldn’t have picked a better pattern to work… Read More My First Sweater!