Tag Archives: Crafty Planet

The Ski Hat that Ran a 5k

My 14-year-old daughter spied a ski hat in REI that she wanted.  Smart girl knew not to bother asking me if I’d buy it for her.  Instead she asked if I would knit her one.  Meanwhile, my sister was shopping … Continue reading

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The Betz Sling Bag

A while ago, I saw The Sidekick Sling Bag on display at Crafty Planet in Minneapolis. My 12-year-old daughter wanted to make one (read that closely: she wanted to make it), and I liked the size and the cool scallops on … Continue reading

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Crafty shopping in Minneapolis

Oh! Minneapolis, how I love you. First stop: Darn It, Anyway in Stillwater.  This is almost exactly how MY yarn store would look if I were inclined to retail. Bought some cotton fleece for a project I’ll share soon: I … Continue reading

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Blue: Part One

I’ve been waiting to debut this coat for a   l  o  n  g   time. Here’s the history: I first saw it at Crafty Planet in Minneapolis, a store that ranks high in my favorite craft stores.  Theirs was green corduroy … Continue reading

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