Monthly Archive for: ‘June, 2014’

YouTube Cast Off Crew with Dana

Cast Off Thursday #51 – Blankets, Shawls and Hats, Oh My

  Where did June go? The year is moving so fast. This month I have a lot of projects to show you and many of them are complete. Yay!!! Let’s go! June 2014 (Can’t see the video? Click HERE to view online.)   Baby Blankets Spiral Baby Blanket: This is the white spiral baby blanket. Antique Blankie: This is the …

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Yarnbox - June 2014

Yarnbox | Unboxing June 2014

  **To the beat of “Me and Mrs Jones** Me and my Yarnbox…. **rock and snap** …we got a thing…going on… LOL!!!! I’m in love with my Yarnbox. There is something about a surprise awaiting every month. Here’s my goodies for this month: Luxury, Beads and Sequin (Can’t see the video? Click HEREto view online.) The Yarn This month’s yarn …

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Wings to Guns - Essence of Me

Fit Friday: Wings to Guns

Okay so the title of this post may be a bit drastic. …or…extremely drastic… But any of you with arms that look nothing like the First Lady or Angela Bassett will get my drift. I have wings. Yes, I’m sharing this with the world and frankly I’m cool with it. I’m cool with it for many reasons…actually let me clarify. …

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VLOG #26 - 21 Vegan Challenge, Master Swimmer, First Knit Socks

21 Day Vegan Challenge, Master Swimmer & First Knit Socks | VLOG #26

Things are nuts. I decided to catch you up via video. Yay…. video! đŸ˜‰ (Can’t see the video? Click HERE to view online.) How’s your summer going? What are you doing? What are your thoughts on going vegan/vegetarian lifestyle? Or feel free to chat about what makes your heart sing… đŸ˜‰ “See” you soon!

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First Knit Socks - Essence of Me

First Knit Socks

I can’t believe it. I knitted my very first pair of socks. I want to shout it from the roof top. Details This is a pair of socks meant for technique. I’ll wear them around the house because I made them with worsted weight acrylic yarn. I did them toe-up two-at-a-time. Did I mention how happy I am? Pictures Questions… …

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World Wide Knit in Public Day - Essence of Me

World Wide Knit in Public Day

  Are you a public crafter? You know…I crocheter or knitter who partakes in their craft while in public. I am. I find that during the summer months my PDA (public display of affection) increases. You can find me knitting or crocheting poolside, on vacations, in the car, and more. So you must know it overjoyed me to see the information …

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Just Keep Swimming - Fit Friday

Fit Friday: Just Keep Swimming

  Real talk… Your girl is tired! **wiping chlorine saturated water from my brow** Fit Friday will not…and I repeat…WILL NOT turn into a whining segment. Today, just today I’m giving myself permission to say this week was hard. I wanted to stop. I want cheese. My body is aching so bad and I’ve discovered muscles I didn’t know I had. **exhaling …

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Yarncrafter's Chat #24 | Summer Stash Slash | Essence of Me

Yarncrafter’s Chat #24: Summer Stash Slash

Are you ready for the summer? I am and my kiddos too. But before we could move full-speed ahead I had to get this situation under control. Summer Stash Slash & More   (Can’t see the video? Click HERE to view online.)

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