13th Doctor New years Scarf ~ Free Pattern

 

Who doesn’t love a Timey Wimey Scarf?

As I sat and thought about what I could post last week on this blog and then ended up getting side tracked and never posted, my brain finally kicked me a reminder. Last month I posted the 13th Doctor scarf pattern for free. However the post that it was put up in was not instantly noticeable as a post where you would find that pattern. Whoops!

That is totally on me and I feel like a bit of a space cadet for not noticing that sooner. At least space cadet is within the proper theme for a timey wimey scarf right? I am also of course taking the time right now to remedy the mistake.

This post is dedicated purely to the pattern and therefore super easy for you to find. This scarf is my take on the scarf that the 13th Doctor wore for the New Years special and I think it ticks all the boxes. It does for me anyways.

 

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Happy Birthday Amby…

That Is America’s….

It’s my Birthday, so yes I am putting Captain America’s lovely derriere up on this blog, because I can. I am working on a few ideas to do with Cap in terms of crochet, but this post isn’t about that at all and I put that picture up purely because I can. I am however, giving my readers/followers/any one who happens to see this post a gift today. Because that’s what I want to do on my Birthday.

 

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May Day has arrived

May, goodness is it already that month? My birth month and I love all of you but if one person says May the fourth be with you to me this year I am going to pull a hulk smash. My birthday is May 4th and it can be a little frustrating when your day is hijacked like that. A good hijack is the fact that Saturday is also Kentucky Derby day this year. Woot woot! So I have not been posting regularly again, I know boo. I won’t go into to many details about why I have not been posting, because I have said many of them before. Some of them are different, but either way let’s just say life is life sometimes and move on from there.

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Time flys…

Can you believe that it is already almost August? I know I sure can’t. Time has been flying by this year and some of it has been fantastic and some of it has been less than fantastic. That is life, though, isn’t it? Up and down. Obviously my goal of writing more on this blog has not yet been met, but hey the year is not over so that is okay. If I have learned anything this year so far it is that I am ONE person and while I can do fantastic things and complete so much, I simply can’t do it all.

While it might not seem like there has been much going on if you look at this blog, if you look at the shop or talk to me in general you will see of course that there has been much going on. The slime side of this business really took off and I honestly can hardly believe that my slime instagram has over 11,000 followers now. Who knew that so many other people would appreciate what I had to make in slime, something I have been doing just for myself since I was a kid in school. I loved science. I still love science. To put a cherry on top of that slime cake I will be attending Slime Bash 2 in October and really I am still pinching myself a little bit over that one. Me at a slime convention! I am very much looking forward to it and I have a lot of prep to work on but I am happy to be on that path.

I am also slowly but surely working through ideas when it comes to, other things to do with my zen place, my crochet. As a self taught crocheter, I have long thought no one would be interested in anything that I had to design. Heck, for a very long time I thought I couldn’t even design my own patterns. Pick out colors that looked good together for patterns that others wrote, yes of course. Make my own? No way.

I was WRONG.

Lately I have found myself free-handing a lot of projects. Just picking up the yarn and going with it. I have now free-handed blankets, shawls, market bags, socks and more. If I can do that and see people respond well to what they see, why can’t I write the patterns down?

 

Love Wins shawl done by Freehand

So for me this will be my next big step in my little business. Writing down some of my patterns and then from there designing specifically to make yes, but also to sell. I want to be a crochet designer. I can feel my creativity flowing in that direction and telling me that YES YES this is what you need to do. I am a strong believer in food for the soul and doing what you are being told to do by your gut and creative feeling.

I am also going to be giving a large push to a special project close to my heart. It is something that for many years I have done on a small level and quietly. Well, it is time to get a little bigger and louder. Kindness matters in this world and I think we need more of it. The world is a bit of a scary place these days, but we can change it, one small act at a time.

But first…..patterns.

I really do hope you will enjoy this pattern journey with me. I plan on posting free patterns here on the blog and then I will list patterns for sale as well. I am not sure if they will be on Etsy, however, with the fee increase they have enacted recently I really have a bit of a kick in the rear end to really update the shop here and focus on learning how to use woocommerece properly.

Have a fantastic weekend friends!

 

Does anyone have a lead on where… – From the Workroom

Does anyone have a lead on where I could buy another skein of #caroncakes macaroon? Only able to get one when I got mine and didn’t expect it to be discontinued already 😫😒😞

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