Happy New Year to you and your families! I’m looking forward to a long weekend and hope you’ll get some time off to relax, too.
Over Christmas break, I finished up a couple of projects for the baby boy. I’ve posted a few photos of my work on Instagram, and will be sharing more about them once I snap some better photos.
I’ve noticed a lot of articles about knitting and crocheting in the past few months, and thought I’d share some of them here in case you have time for some reading this weekend.
- 6 Unexpected Benefits of Knitting
A sense of pride? Meditative qualities? I didn’t need six more excuses to knit, but I’m glad that the hobby has so many side benefits.
- Student Knits While Running NYC Marathon
An interview with Meredith Parmalee, who decided to knit while running the New York City Marathon.
- Bride Spends 8 Months and $70 Crocheting Her Own Wedding Dress
I can’t imagine making my own wedding dress amid the stress of planning a wedding, but the result for this bride was beautiful.
- Knitting, and Talking Jessica Jones, with Krysten Ritter
Actress Krysten Ritter explains that with knitting, she found “a hobby just for me.”
- Knit Yourself a Pair of Netflix Socks That Pause Your Show When You Fall Asleep
This project is pretty involved, but it’s an interesting idea. If you want to make a pair of socks in the theme of your favorite Netflix original series, you’ll find the patterns here.