Essential Guide #1 – Getting Gauge

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Gauge is a simultaneously simple and extremely complicated concept in knitting. While the definition of gauge can be summed up in a simple sentence, how to measure it, why it is important, and the effect it has on knitting isn’t nearly so simple. But that doesn’t mean we can’t tackle it. We can and we… 

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COPE :: Creative Notebook Issue 2 (free download)

Creative Notebook Issue 2: COPE

Loss is a natural part of life, one we experience time and again right from the beginning. Loss can be hard. It can be sad and confusing. Whether you’re young or old, universally loss is rarely easy. But over time – and with experience – we gain tools and coping mechanisms to deal with loss… 

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Creative Meditation: a Simple How-To

Creative Meditation: a Simple How-To

Meditation. It’s a word full of assumptions. That it takes a lot of time. That it’s a shutting off of your brain. That only certain people can do it. That it’s boring. I could go on, but truth is, meditation is none of those things. Put in the most simple terms, meditation is a practice… 

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Beautiful Woven Berry Baskets

Beautiful Woven Berry Baskets

With berry season finally here (first with those juicy strawberries, then raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries to follow – yum!) you may find yourself with a plethora of berry baskets. Instead of tossing them in your recycling bin, grab a bit of scrap yarn and a clean berry basket and sit down with your little one (or on… 

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Poem In Your Pocket Tutorial & Printable

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Have you heard of Poem In Your Pocket day? Every April individuals, libraries, schools, bookstores, and workplaces celebrate by carrying and sharing poetry (that they keep in their pockets!) with one another. I think it may be one of my favorite “holidays” to celebrate – no real gifts or candy, just loads of beautiful words…. 

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RETREAT :: Creative Notebook Issue 1

Our Creative Notebook - Issue 1 RETREAT

“Within you there is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself.” -Hermann Hesse It’s been many months since we released our last magazine and in that time we’ve really missed publishing – the creative work that goes into taking disparate pieces and weaving them together into a… 

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