Category: Musings

My First Handspun Skein

Look at that! It’s my very first handmade skein of yarn! It’s far from perfect, but I’m kinda in love with it, guys. I started learning how to spin through…

read more April 16, 2014

IKEA Hack – Litter Box from Byholma Chest

UPDATE: October 2018 It looks like hte Byholma box is no longer available, but an astute reader has suggested the Gabbig storage box instead. I haven’t tried it, but it…

read more January 12, 2014

American Apparel Activity

Hi all, I know it’s been quiet on Nocturnal Knits lately! It’s because everything I’m knitting is either super-secret or super-not-exciting! Something Exciting that I would like share is the…

read more October 21, 2013

Google Play Craft Book Sale

I just got word that Google Play has a HUGE sale on craft books going on right now through next Monday, 9/23. And my book, Picture Perfect Knits, is on…

read more September 16, 2013

Time Lapse Video: Clouds over Echo Park

Just wanted to share a time-lapse video I shot from my balcony this afternoon! I used my iPhone 5 and an app called LapseIt Pro. I hope you like it!

read more August 19, 2013

Cabled Giganto-Blanket Throw – Now Available!

For anyone who’s interested in purchasing a smaller, cabled version of the giganto-blanket, I just put it up for sale on Etsy. I’ll be adding this chart to the pattern…

read more August 5, 2013

Gone Quiltin’ – Baby Quilts for All!

It’s hot outside and my wrists hurt! This has been my basic lament/excuse for abandoning my knitting this summer. And it’s true—there’s heat waves happening all over, and I’ve been…

read more August 2, 2013

Photos of DTLA

Downtown LA has some of the best craft stores and fabric stores in the world. I thought I’d share some random photos. Enjoy! Most of these are from Moskatel’s and…

read more July 16, 2013

Portland, Oregon: Yarn Heaven

Portland, Oregon, is the city of roses, sure. But in my mind it will always be the city of yarn. I went to college in PDX, right at the end…

read more June 18, 2013

Yarn Closet – Before and After

Last time you heard from me I was in the middle of cleaning my yarn closet. Here’s how it went: Well, it doesn’t look like much, but there’s a lot…

read more June 12, 2013