Episode 6: In the Sick House

recorded Monday, 17 December 2012

C/KAL for Craft Hope: Project 19 “Dolls, Animals and Monsters, Oh My!”

  • The project is collecting handmade softies to distribute to children affected by Hurricane Sandy.
  • The C/KAL will run through noon, eastern time, on January 7, 2013. Each toy made will be a separate entry into the drawing, so please post them separately, and be sure to tag the projects with “bunniphishsofties”
  • The winner of the drawing will receive a toy pattern of his or her choice up to $7. The pattern must be giftable through ravelry.
  • My finished toys: 1.) Pattern: Grumpasaurus by Kat Lewinski Yarn: leftover green acrylic. Needle: US 5, 3.75 mm. 2.) Pattern: Very loosely based on Austin Owl Amigurumi by Allison Hoffman. Yarn: Mystery brown, mystery cream. Hook: US D, 3.25 mm AND Yarn: black and white acrylic Hook: US k, 6.50 mm

Finished Objects

Rachel’s Afghan

All squares are made using Yarn: Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice in colorways scarlet and black; Red Heart  Super Saver Solids in colorway bright yellow. Making this as part of the 2012 BAM CAL group on ravelry.com.

Sock Yarn Blanket

You mean I can cover my entire body in sock goodness?!?!? Pattern: Sock Yarn Blanket by Shelly Kang, The Heathen HousewifeNeedles: US 2; 2.75 mm


Works In Progress:


  • Socks for Melissa:  Science Monkey Mercantile in Faraday base, colorway NSOvember
  • Rag rug for Jasmine
  • Spinning art yarn for MariLee

New Things

What I am Reading

Three Favorite Things – About holiday parties at other peoples’ houses

  1. No pre- or post-cleaning, or prep
  2. My kids hang out with people other than me
  3. Taking home the spoils

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