When you… I feel… because

When you send me a message that has glaring spelling errors, no punctuation, and little – if any – capitalization, I feel like I’m supposed to frustratingly give you the benefit of the doubt and assume that you’re pecking that message out on your phone, not that you’re functionally illiterate, because apparently …

Persimmon Tea

Yarn: Black Sheep Hand Crafts in “Persimmon” (other colors available here) Pattern: Darjeeling by Cat Bordhi Notes: As I was knitting this ingenious heel, I thought to myself “this is way too many increases. This is ginormous. This is never going to fit…” but I had seen one other person on Ravelry …

Free Etsy Advice: Views

I have a love/hate relationship with the forums over at Etsy. On one hand, there is genuinely useful information in there, if you can get past the misspellings and the lack of punctuation. On the other hand, sometimes I think I’m the only one who knows how to do a …

This Week in HaldeCraft

1. Sugar Skull Virgin Mary 2. Marie’s Hearth/Green Man 3. Marie’s Hearth/Longevity knot 4. vanilla maple pecan/acorn 5. Teak & Sandalwood/Acorn 6. Hazelnut/Acorn 7. Lavender/yarn ball 8. Patchouli/yarn ball 9. Woodsmoke/yarn ball 10. Cat and mouse Welcome sign – I say people can convo me if they’re interested in either …

This Week in HaldeCraft

I started the first-after-vacation/first-of-the-year week off with a great start (I think); uploading ten new things and renewing five others. Clicking the photo above will take you to bigger photos on Flickr; the links below will take you to their Etsy pages: 1. Lavender Cattail & Dragonfly soap 2. Basil …

Etsy Holiday Boot Camp, Week Four

Week One; Week Two; More on Week Two; Week Three And with this, I’m practically caught up – the emails with assignments come out on Thursdays. It’s only Saturday! Whoot! Three assignments this week. Read an article; do a key word exercise; tell a story in your profile. I read the article, so that’s one “check”. …