After my little planning retreat this past weekend, I feel a little more on track with my knitting. I think that getting my head around what I want to accomplish in the next few months, as well as what my family is going to be doing is the main reason I needed that planning retreat. But, it had the added benefit of freeing up mind space so I could sit down and knit without feeling … [Read more...] about knitting and reading
After talking a little bit last week about slowing down as well as the fear of missing out I realized that I have been putting my knitting on the back-burner for so long. Not so much my reading, I seem to be able to do that in any setting (thanks to the lovely kindle app, thank you very much). You would think that knitting would be such an easy thing to incorporate into a … [Read more...] about knitting and reading
There are affiliate links in this post. If you make a purchase through one of these links I may receive a small commission. Thank you for supporting Townsend House! It is the first yarn along of the New Year, and I am determined to participate in it this week! Knitting and reading are two of my favorite things, and they kind of fell off the radar last year. I was still … [Read more...] about knitting and reading – yarn along
I honestly don’t know what happened this year. I started out the year ready to get so many knitting projects finished, and I was excited. But, then the baby became a teething running toddler, and finding pockets of time to knit became a thing of the past. I turned around and it was November. How the heck did that happen?! But, here we are, in November, and I am realizing … [Read more...] about Why I Stopped Knitting plus an Amazing Book!
Knitting is an amazing hobby that I found my way back to right before I had Emma, and since that time I have been knitting pretty regularly. Well, until this past year! One of my goals for the year was to create two pieces each month, one was supposed to be a knit item, and the other could be anything from coloring in a coloring book to writing (which I do a lot of, this is a blog after … [Read more...] about Back to Knitting and Reading
I will start off with reading this week, because I feel better about what I am reading than what I am knitting. I just finished reading The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe to the kids. They LOVED it. I actually read the entire series to the kids when they were babies. I have mentioned this before, but around the time Emma was 2 months old, I was bored out of my mind … [Read more...] about knitting and reading