3/10: Circle Scarf

I made a scarf! With my own two hands.

I’ve learned to knit a handful of times in my life, but I think this is the time that’ll stick. My Grandma’s going to be so proud (hi Grandma!). I re-taught myself from Knitting Help videos, but it’s a tricky thing to learn from videos. I had several false starts, especially with casting on. I’m using a very basic casting on technique because I simply could not get any of the other ways to work for me. It ended up being fine.

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2/10: Hanging Plant

I have no idea why it’s taken me so long to jump on the DIY bandwagon – I’m having so much fun! For me, every stage of the process is exciting: scrolling through Pinterest for inspiration, going in search of the materials at various stores, sitting down and completing something that’s pretty, and finally seeing it around me in its finished state! It’s such a simple idea, to take some basic materials and recombine them into something beautiful. I love that.

I’ve been collecting lots of DIY ideas lately (see the board here), but one that really stood out to me was the simple hanging plant. I immediately loved the look of it (simple yet colourful) and it didn’t look too hard either – bonus!

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