My family is going through some very difficult things. To keep my sanity, when all the noise is pounding against the inside of my brain, I crochet. I pick up the hook, and I work the design in whatever way I choose. Before there was crocheted mandalas, crochet was a mandala. Your soul comes out in all the knots and…
The Store Opening Again Soon!
Happy Weekend, My Dear Readers, Makers, and Pals! I’ll be opening the Etsy store again soon. It’s been on vacation. Think cozy autumn, back to school, and fun. Here’s a preview. What are you working on? Small Pink Scarf (Copyright 2022, Tiffani Velez)
I started a version of The Mourning Cloak Butterfly Shawl back in 2015. You can find a link to my earlier version, and the story that goes with it, if you just google my name and “Mourning Cloak” or by going here, to my author site. After a recent visit to Shenandoah National Park with my sweetheart for our 27th…
I know it’s been a while since I’ve posted here. I’ve been busy teaching, writing, and working full-time. How very American of me to do a million things at once and get only a minute amount of actual work done. But my priorities have changed. I had surgery in the spring, then a severe allergic reaction, then Covid. It’s helped…
A mid-week rest with coffee, Galway wool, and sunshine.
Netflix and Knots
If I have a long project I’m working on, I knit or crochet in front of the TV or listening to an audiobook. Two years ago, I did a Friday film review series. I want to reprise that, adding a quick pattern with each review. What do you watch when you have a lot of crocheting or knitting to do?
Dropping this free pattern today. It’s super easy and fun to do.
Dear pals, I’ve been dealing with some health issues, so the pattern book has been pushed back to December. It should be available then, and I will continue to updatw everyone soon. Thanks for your patience. I hope everyone is enjoying autumn. What are you all working on.
My Dear Readers, my first book of patterns will be out in the fall! Info to come soon.