I'm afraid I'm not quite done with autumn yet, friends. First, an update on how the wreath turned out: Super cute, no? I wound up not using all the patterns I'd planned due to space considerations (by which I mean, really, the size of the wreath form that I used), but I love how it… Continue reading More with the autumn decor!
Happy Wednesday, friends! The temperature has taken a significant dip and it's feeling like autumn. Autumn is my favourite season and always has been. I love the sights, smells, colours, and even drinking my pumpkin spice latte in my yoga pants and big sweater. And so, the autumn spirit has caught me early this year,… Continue reading What I’m working on: an autumny wreath!
So, this summer turned out to be kind of a dumpster fire (though with definite happy highlights), so now that school is starting back up, the weather is cooling off, and we're returning to sweet, sweet routine, I'm going to dedicate myself to getting back to it! That's it, really. I'll be back with tutorials… Continue reading Back! Again!
Hello Friends, I was lucky enough to make it to the Kawartha Yarn and Fibre Festival a couple weeks back with my lovely friend Angie, and among our road-tripping adventures (farms and food and ice cream, oh my!) she became convinced that I needed this sparkly yarn made of beauty and merino wool and she… Continue reading Pattern of the Week: a delicate, sparkly sparkly bolero!
Hello! Welcome to my slipknot tutorial! This is the first in the Maddy's Mini Tutorial series. Each tutorial is a little tidbit of crochet knowledge for tiny, specific things to help you focus on your weak points. If you're wanting longer tutorials encompassing more of the process, you can find my rudimentary tutorials under… Continue reading How to Crochet: the slipknot (Maddy’s Mini tutorial)
Hey friends! So, it's been awhile since I've written here. Life got in the way and then I got out of the mindset of posting because I'm a creature of habit. Regular Maddy Blathering service will resume next Monday. In the interim, I'm planning to redo (upgrade? Add to?) the site to make the tutorials… Continue reading It’s been awhile (plans and plans and plans)
You know those chilly summer mornings, when the sun is bright and filtering through the trees in dappled light and shadows, but some of the night's coolness is still hanging in the air? I love those mornings. And in a short while, I'll love them even more with the cardigan I'm working on: Okay, so… Continue reading What I’m working on this week: Light summer cardigan