An update on where Hands Occupied is headed in 2021 after a much-needed break.
Some weeks all of my picks wind up falling under the same genre of yarn craft, and this time, it’s crochet! Whether Christmas in July or summer camp nostalgia are calling your name, check out this roundup of fresh ideas for inspiration.
Briggs & Little Country Roving yarn comes from one of the only remaining woolen mills in North America that takes raw wool and turns it into spun yarns, all under one roof from start to finish. Learn more about this versatile Canadian yarn and enter for your chance to win a skein!
I’d like to dedicate more space on the blog to advertisers in the knitting industry, thereby dedicating more space on the site to advertisers directly relevant to you, the readers!
You guys had so many useful, funny, practical, nice things to say in this year’s reader survey! I’ve got a mess o’ charts coming at you in this post if you’re curious to see what everyone had to say on the multiple choice questions, and below that you’ll find my answers to some of your burning questions that may or may not have to do with my sometimes-orange hair, book recommendations, favorite needles and hooks, and my caffeine intake.
Yesterday, I waxed poetic about Reading Rainbow and what summer reading means in today’s world. I also shared how to make a reading log so you can DIY your own summer reading program. So! Phase 2 of DIYing your summering reading is filling your brand new log up with reading & other personal goals for the summer. If you’re not sure where to start a summer reading list, I’ve got a few recommendations for you. :) Here are my 8 favorite books for any age, and if you haven’t read them, you should add them to your summer reading bucket list!
Find out what people think of Hands Occupied with the help of colorful pie charts.
Opening the door to opening up with some words about my mom.
Do me a solid?