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And I’m only two weeks late to wish everyone a Happy 2015!

Though I’m itching to get started, it seems I haven’t stopped since I got home from my trip to Colorado. I’ve been working on one project that seems to have slowed to a snail’s pace.

One of my goals this year is to try new yarns. Though I invest most of my money in Shibui and madelinetosh, I want to branch out to new yarns. Last year was my year of Brooklyn Tweed, but this year will be dedicated to trying new yarns and knitting from my ever growing stash.

During my Colorado visit, I was able to stop by Fancy Tiger Crafts— one of my favorite yarn and fabric stores– to grab some yarn I couldn’t find locally. My purchases were a couple skeins of Rauma’s 3-Ply Strikkegarn and Imperial Stock Ranch’s Columbia 2 Ply.  Last weekend, my friend Heather and I had our first visit to Hidden River Yarns in Manayunk, PA. I grabbed some Quince & Co’s Puffin and Lark heathers and Peace Fleece’s Worsted.

I can’t wait to get swatching and share some pictures! Any new yarn goals in your future?


I turned 30 today.

I hope to have things to share on here. Hopefully I will be more productive today.

2014 Goal: Blog my knitting & sewing projects.

Yesterday, I took a plane from Philadelphia to Colorado to celebrate Christmas with my family. It’s a week or so late, but I’m excited to see my siblings. I haven’t seen them since my grandmother’s funeral.

The past year has been very intense and I am excited that this year is new and full of opportunity. It’s crazy that in November I will turn 30. It feels so weird. I feel like I’ve always been 30, but I also feel like I shouldn’t turn 30. Oh well, that’s eleven months a way. I have plenty of time to go through a graceful mental break down.

Anyway, 2014, I am very excited for you.

Sureau Sew-along
Hello! This is going to happen! I’ve already made a muslin, but I am going to make this for reals!

I am currently working through an intense move, so all my sewing & knitting is packed up aside from a really cute crochet bag I’m working on. I do have a bag or two I haven’t blogged about, so I will try to write something up.

Feel free to follow me on instagram at itsjustchristine in the mean time.

I thought it was time to dedicate some time to my sewing and knitting, even if I’m not doing it that often. I like my other websites, but I don’t necessarily want all of them on the same blog. Well, we’ll see how this goes, I guess.