Archive for January, 2012

Check out the blog’s new home over here, at Holly Chayes Designs. Come on over and say hi.

I’ve moved all the content (comments, past posts, etc.) over there. Crafting Keeps Us Sane will still be here just as it currently is, but there won’t be new content, and I’m planning on closing the comments. Truth be told this move probably should have happened a long time ago, but there you have it.


PS. Please remember to update any bookmarks, rss feeds, etc, (if you’d like.)


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Two new handspun skeins that I laid out to dry just before new years.


Fiber Used: Bugga!Fiber, 4oz, 70% superwash merino, 20% cashmere, 10% nylon, colorway: ponycorns

Fiber Source: The Sanguine Gryphon

Yardage: 560 yards of a heavy lace weight

Fiber Used: 100% superwash merino, 4oz

Fiber Source: Biltmore Wool Barn

Yardage: 260 yards of a thick and thin mostly fingering weight

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All the shawls I knit in 2011.

Zodiac le Plume

Parterre Garden

Malus domestica (the apple tree)

Mrs. Peacock


Mirror World

Forest Stroll

Gene Tierney, The Divine

Tumbling Deco

Spider Silk

Dragons Ruff

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Just a heads up, I changed my ravelry username from neme to hollychayes.

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