That title of a Rusted Root song could only mean one thing... I got my yarn (finally!) I had ordered two colors because I just couldn't decide: provincal rose and rue. Of course Rue was backordered but I had the store just go ahead a ship me my PR. A knock on my door at … Continue reading All I want is Food and Creative Love
Oh, Hello. So I figured if I'm getting more readership that a little sprucing up and housekeeping was needed. So of course first things first, my blog title... I couldn't help thinking that the title "minor obsessions" made me think that although it does describe perfectly how i feel towards the craft of knitting it … Continue reading Cha-Cha Changes!
At first i wasn't a huge fan of the concept but now seeing this via my Urban Outfitters email - I need to make one! I tried to find the dress on their site but it wasn't there. Or the dress they have for sale is a bit different (there's a huge cable in front). … Continue reading the sweater dress
Yeah I said it. I actually enjoyed Monday. Whoop De Do! No Honestly, I did. And you wanna know why? Because I had a fabulous weekend and I am just paying it back this week. Today I sat happily in my school office knowing that I didn't have to go anywhere. I didn't have to … Continue reading Best. Monday. Ever.
I love learning something new! Today it was the Magic Loop. Now I know there are many many techniques out there to knit things in the round and I certainly have No Problems with Double Pointed but sometimes there's just things that seem to work out so much easier (and help the poor knitter) out … Continue reading New Bag o’ Tricks
Just when I was thinking… "no one reads this blog" BAM, Cara had to go ahead and mention me in her self pity post. Girl, we all have those DAYS! And I'm SO happy you've bounced back!!! I was just saying to my boyfriend last night how I felt I was "failing" at this blog … Continue reading Blog’s search for meaning
Time for some Random Wednesday Posts is this dude for real? I'm totally in awe of his knitting AND his photography! i bow to brooklyntweed! I am finishing up my own shetland shawl and can only hope that it looks as fabulous as his. and let's not even compare my snapshots to his. i'm so … Continue reading Dude Looks Like A Knitter
Today, 5 years ago, I was sleeping soundly in my bed at college. It was a day that I didn't have morning classes and I wanted to get as much sleep as I could. The phone abruptly rang and I fumbled around to pick it up. My dad was on the other end. "Hi, Honey. … Continue reading Remembrance
I keep thinking about how much I've just fallen into knitting. What happened?? I always considered myself someone who needed to be creative. Give me anything and I'll try it out. I can sit for HOURS putting something together or strining beads onto a thin wire. I love it. I find that people mostly see … Continue reading J’Adore the knits
I know I know. You're gonna tell me to stop talking about the fall. That it's STILL summer in your book. That you will happily wear what ever key summer article be that bikini, mini skirt, flip flops or whatever that you picked out, right up until the HOUR the season turns over. But my … Continue reading Autum