Category: Real Life

Turning Life into Games

As I get older I notice that it’s not just video games that have grown by leaps and bounds and that have headed into mainstream, but all sorts of things that turn “gamification” into...

A Completed Pair of Socks, and the Kitchener Stitch

A Completed Pair of Socks, and the Kitchener Stitch

I was incredibly happy to finish my very first pair of socks. I went step by step using a class from Craftsy called “My First Socks” – and it went wonderfully. The socks are...

Revelry and New Projects Galore

Revelry and New Projects Galore

I have very little patience. I’ve been that way for as long as I can remember. Waiting for parcels in the mail can be a physically painful process as I run out and check...

Motivation for Round Two

Motivation for Round Two

I took a bit of a break after completing my first sock just to switch things up. I finished off a few books, played some video games, and made plans for future projects. I...

One Sock Down, Lets Make it a Pair

One Sock Down, Lets Make it a Pair

After one week of knitting and pattern reading, I have finished my very first sock. Honestly, there are so many emotions I’m feeling it’s a bit odd. Of course now I need to begin...

It’s time to Knit Socks!

It’s time to Knit Socks!

This weekend I decided to take the plunge, and start learning how to knit in the round on my way to learning how to knit socks. I’ve said this a few times (and I’m...