Stories and Poems

Flash Fiction – Stitch Together

Imogen rolled the crochet hook between her thumb and forefinger, chewing the inside of her cheek. Her grandmother's stitches were so precise, so intentional; she couldn't help but worry her clumsy fingers would ruin them.

Crochet, DIY, Seasonal

Crochet – Mini Pumpkin Patch

Every October, I buy multiple bags of tiny pumpkins from the grocery store to decorate my house. It's gorgeous, but it's also food waste, because by the time November rolls around, they're pretty rotted and molded and they go straight into the compost bin. So, this year, I thought I'd try something new. Crochet pumpkins.… Continue reading Crochet – Mini Pumpkin Patch

Crochet, DIY, Seasonal

Crochet: Jack Skellingtons

The Nightmare Before Christmas may have some excellent Halloween-vibes, but to me, it's first and foremost a Christmas movie. Call me neurotic, but I won't watch it in October. Come November, though, it's the perfect way to transition. I think of it as a farewell to the Halloween season, and a welcoming of the next… Continue reading Crochet: Jack Skellingtons