Charmingly Modern

Mittens Schmittens – Free Pattern

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As I mentioned in a previous post, I’ve been taking on a lot of custom work for knitting. It’s not really “custom” per se… it’s more like commissioned. Either way, it’s very exciting! One of my most recent finished projects is a pair of mittens for one special little baby, Sam. Sam’s mom is in   …Continue Reading


On Knitting, and why it’s like my therapy

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I learned how to knit in February of this year. I have mentioned it before. I visited my local yarn shop with my mom and signed up for their “University” program – a special program where you take classes to earn credit toward products at the shop – and then took my first class, Learning   …Continue Reading


Currently…

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My ceramic pumpkin I painted last year at Color Me Mine Reading¬†Nothing! I am not reading a thing. I am, sadly, not going to achieve my goal of reading 52 books in 2012. But, there’s always next year. There’s a reason I’m not reading anything though… and it’s because I’m – Knitting like crazy!! My   …Continue Reading


The Mean Reds: 5 Ways to Deal

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Source Holly Golightly: You know those days when you get the mean reds? Paul Varjak: The mean reds. You mean like the blues? Holly Golightly: No. The blues are because you’re getting fat, and maybe it’s been raining too long. You’re just sad, that’s all. The mean reds are horrible. Suddenly you’re afraid, and you   …Continue Reading


Video Review: Erin Condren Planner

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  It’s my first video blog! I know, I know… you’re thrilled beyond belief. I’m reviewing my Erin Condren Life Planner,¬†which is in the Peacock theme. Three notes: I am rambly I shot this with my iPhone because the audio & video was SO out of sync on Photobooth. It was ridiculous. So sorry it   …Continue Reading