Simply Stitched

Crochet and Crafts

Experiments, the Stash, and Commissions

Hello crafters, I hope you are having a lovely weekend and, if you were celebrating Thanksgiving, had a wonderful time doing it. I was back to work this past week, and busy with holiday prep, but I made some time... Continue Reading →


Granny’s Scrapghan

Over a year has passed while this blanket has been in the works. The happy announcement: it's finished! Even happier announcement: it has a home! A friend is swinging by the house today to pick it up, and hopefully love... Continue Reading →

Booties: A Year Later

Hello folks, I hope you had a lovely week and are having a restful, crafty weekend! I seem to be coming down with a bit of a cold, but it won't stop me from crocheting. This past week I sent... Continue Reading →

Gifts to Another World

I suppose sending a package abroad isn't quite the same as sending gifts to another world, but it's close enough! That's right, I finished all the elements of the package for my friend in the UK. This is the first of... Continue Reading →

Why Crochet?

Making things is the most fulfilling thing I do. Whether it's painting, writing, woodworking, or even putting together a piece of furniture. I gravitate, of course, to crochet. Working with yarn gives me a zen feeling that not everything else... Continue Reading →

Things I’ve Finished Since Last We Spoke

Since I last posted, I've been doing more writing than crocheting. But these are two things I've finished. On the left, the blanket for J. On the right, the blanket for the first of her twins. I've got the second... Continue Reading →

Botanical Gardens, Chunky Crochet, Painting and More!

Hi folks! Let me start by saying: I really wish I had a longer vacation! Don't we all though? But I'm going to take the energy and contentment from my week and keep it going as long as possible as... Continue Reading →

Failed loofah

Okay, so my weekend project did NOT turn out well. I was trying to make my Honey a new loofah, but realized part way through that the material I was using was way too abrasive. So i finished it off... Continue Reading →

6-4-17 Going into a Week of Freedom

My week just flew by! Mostly because the beginning of the month is always a bit hectic at work, but also because things have just been good. I've been working on the blanket for J (another row and a half... Continue Reading →

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