Four chocolate cookies shaped like buttons on a wooden plate that is resting on a yellow tea towel

Coraline Cookies

I watched Coraline the other night while I was knitting. I’ve found recently that enjoying movies and music from my childhood helps with stress from adult-related things like school and work. Coraline, though absolutely and completely terrifying, is nostalgic for me. Then I remembered I saved a recipe on Pinterest for button cookies inspired by …

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A pair of feet wearing blue, green, and white knitted socks on a multicoloured quilt

Boyland Socks

This is the Boyland sock pattern by Laine in their pattern collection 52 Weeks of Socks. I used one skein of Cascade’s 75% superwash merino and 25% nylon yarn in “Snow”, and a few tiny skeins of fingering weight yarn hand-dyed by Wild in the Woods– one and a half skeins of a blue-purple colour …

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A sunset piercing through clouds over a brown field

5 Comforting YouTube Channels

I like to watch movies or YouTube videos when I knit, especially ones that make me feel calm and comfortable. I thought I’d share my favourite YouTube channels at the moment. 조조캠핑 Google translated the title of this channel from Korean as Early Morning Camping, I apologize if this is incorrect. On her channel, Chocho …

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Let’s Twist Socks

This is the Let’s Twist sock pattern by Raquel Gaskell on Ravelry. They are the first pair of socks I’ve knitted. find the pattern here! This was a great pattern for a beginner sock knitter, although I would recommend knowing how to do cables beforehand. I used a beautiful yellow hand-dyed yarn with specks of …

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Cinnamon Hot Chocolate

My favourite type of hot chocolate is thick, spiced, and not very sweet. I make some of this hot chocolate for my family once in a while, usually after a stressful week. Hot chocolate is fairly simple, the way I like to make it.  Grab a pot. Heat up some milk, about one cup for …

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