“So, what do YOU do for a living?”

Picture this… you’re at a gathering of some sort; a wedding, a dinner party full of awkward friend-of-a-friend situations, a mum and baby group (why?) or any other general get-together where you have to actually engage in conversation with other human beings… You’re talking about your kids or the weather or the origin of that … More “So, what do YOU do for a living?”

FREE Cactus Mason Jar Cosy/Cozy Crochet Pattern!

This quick and easy cactus mason jar cosy/cozy crochet pattern is a super cute, little project that works up so fast your house will be overrun with them before you know it! Skills Required: Chain stitch, double crochet (single crochet US), slip stitch, sewing pieces together. What You’ll Need: Orange and green aran (10ply) yarn (for … More FREE Cactus Mason Jar Cosy/Cozy Crochet Pattern!

The Heidi Swapp Personal Memory Planner!

Calling all planner and stationery dorks! Today I’ll be letting you have a good rummage around inside my scrumptious Heidi Swapp Personal Memory Planner. I am a complete stationery addict and, since starting Yarntistry, I can’t live without my diaries and planners! Let’s get stuck in… *Psssst* If you stick around until the end, you’ll … More The Heidi Swapp Personal Memory Planner!

FREE Quick and Easy Blueberry Crochet Pattern!

If you have five minutes to spare, this FREE quick and easy blueberry crochet pattern is just the treat! These little guys work up about double the size of a real (but far less cute) blueberry and the adorable shiny peepers are a completely optional, kawaii addition! Skills Required: Magic circle/loop, double crochet (single crochet US), slip … More FREE Quick and Easy Blueberry Crochet Pattern!

Family and Vandalism.

For the first time in too long… I went “home.” Growing up, my family and I moved a lot. In my lifetime I’ve attended seven different schools and lived in eighteen different houses in seven different countries. I got very comfortable with saying goodbye to friends. What I never really grew accustomed to, though, was saying … More Family and Vandalism.