November 11, 2019

For the past two weeks, I’ve been learning about the various ways to work with yarn. Basically, knitting and crocheting. Now it’s time to get work on the actual Aran Sweater and tailor it down to size.

Also, this week it was Entertainment Corn that showed up for some “delights.”

November 4, 2019

I want to size down an Aran Sweater I bought for myself but first I need to learn some new skills. Last week I dove into the world of knitting. This week I delved into the art of crochet.

Also, I experienced the struggles of Adulthood.

November 1, 2019

They are these tiny little delicate flowers and they last for a total of a day. A few of the small bulbs have been blossoming each passing day.

At the end is some tiny foliage which will eventually grow into a second plant that I can then cut off and replant.

As much as I like my plants for their beauty, they have been a great way to observe life.

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October 30, 2019

I have this nice Aran sweater that I bought but it is a touch too big. I want to size it down a little bit but before I get to it, I’m attempting to learn the technique. Week one didn’t go so well.

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October 28, 2019

I bought myself a beautiful authentic, albeit overpriced, cable knit wool sweater. I need to size it down a bit for myself. I don’t want to hack it together either, so I have decided to take the time to learn proper knitting and do a good job of it. Turns out knitting is considerably harder than I had anticipated … surprise.

Poppa Plants also showed up again and was extra mean to me this time.

October 25, 2019

My family of plants has been steadily growing over the last year.

It’s government name is Maranta Leuconeura and can trace it’s lineage to the Brazilian tropical forests.

But you can just call it a prayer plant.

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October 23, 2019

The jacket is quite fitted and there is absolutely no stretch in the wax cotton, so putting it on is a bit of a pain. To solve the problem, I put a zipper in the side.

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October 21, 2019

I loved the waxed cotton coat I sewed myself, but putting it on is a struggle. Between the fitted profile and the rigidity of the waxed cotton it gets difficult, so I decided to add a zipper to the side of the jacket.

We also meet Working Corn. He pays the bills around here. He also struggles to manage his emotions.

October 16, 2019

I had made a video about the “regular” shears that I bought and when they saw it, they messaged me saying: “You know we also make left-handed ones, let us send you a pair.” I said yes … This whole left-handed business has been a paradigm shift.

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October 14, 2019

Last week I started working on transforming some t-shirts into a polo shirt. The goal was to finish said polo and … well … you’ll see.

What didn’t help either was that I had some slight sniffles.