Category: yarn

Down the Rabbit Hole

Hello all, October came and went like a flash. The vast majority of the month was spent buried deep in the creative process (a favorite place of mine), getting jewelry items ready for sale at our Waldorf charter school’s annual fundraiser where I was a vendor. The studio turned into a frenzy of mixed-media!  Leather, copper, needlepoint, crochet, wood and…

Playing Hooky (part II)

Fishing is not the only hooking that’s been going on this summer. I’ve also gotten quite a bit of crocheting done recently… surprisingly.  A huge creative surge of ideas has taken over my brain lately, which is always a great place for my brain to be…it’s the hands that don’t always have the time to follow through.  (This is the…

T-Shirt Yarn Tote

A quick little post to follow up on what I made from all of those t-shirts that got turned into yarn. It took awhile to cut up so many shirts, but having a big basket of t-shirt yarn balls to play with, sure did inspire me. The yarn is so much fun to work up with a big hook. I’d…

May 1st

Nanny, I miss you. I miss calling you on the phone to have a chat and yet I hear your voice in my ears all the time. I miss your big, warm embrace and yet I wrap myself up in the warmth of your beautiful crocheted blankets and I feel your love. I miss swapping stories about parenting and hearing you laugh…

Two Steps Forward

I just spent some time re-reading through older posts from when I first started this blog two years ago. It’s funny how our subconscious guides us sometimes, because I had been pondering the idea of how Coffee & Lilacs has changed since its beginning, how much I have grown and what I have learned…how we’re evolving together, this little blog space and I.…