Monthly Archives: September 2013

Fall down seven times; get up eight

Sometimes I’m really excited about something I’m making. I’m either happy with how it’s turning out, excited about what I’m learning in order to make it, learning new skills or stretching old ones, or just generally having fun. And then … Continue reading

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2013 Holiday orders

If you’re thinking this week about whether or not I can help out with your Winter holiday gift-giving, you’re thinking about it at the right time. And I say that hating holiday decorations out in stores before Halloween just like … Continue reading

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New base yarn: Windling

I know, I know! SO MUCH NEW this week. This is a luxury worsted weight yarn (heavy worsted/aran) and it’s a non-superwash (so feltable) British Bluefaced Leicester and Baby Alpaca. Mmmmmmm. IT’S SO FLUFFY! Windling, like I said, is a … Continue reading

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New base yarn: Lynn

Also new this week, a standard DK weight yarn that was definitely the hit of the party at Fiber-In! I’m already sold out of a couple of colors but I’ll be ordering more base yarn and dyeing more just as … Continue reading

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Free Advice Friday: Stats and item views on your Etsy (or other) shop

I have a love/hate relationship with the forums over at Etsy. On one hand, there is genuinely useful information in there, if you can get past the misspellings and the lack of punctuation. On the other hand, sometimes I think … Continue reading

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New base yarn: Ursula

I have a new luxury base yarn I’d like to introduce you to; she’s a stunner, but I won’t have her all the time (so if you see her, and you like her…? Well, I’m just sayin’). Ursula is a … Continue reading

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Wait, don’t you already have a home?

I must say, I do love WordPress. That’s one thing I’ve missed since starting up HaldeCraft; a good blogging system! My little store does a lot, but “have a good blogging system” is not one of them. For about a … Continue reading

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