Author: Sakeenah

Audiobooks Make Crafting Even Better! - Get 2 Free at Sakeenah.com 5

Audiobooks Make Crafting Even Better

Once you get that rhythm going in a pattern, humming along in the nice alpha waves of a meditative activity like crocheting or knitting, it’s fun to experiment with some creative multitasking. What do you like to do to make crafting even better? Some people like to watch TV or maybe even switch back and forth between reading a book. Me, I love to listen to audiobooks! Audiobooks have brought so much joy to my life.  I never would have imagined that being able to listen to books would have brightened my family’s day so much. It is a pleasant...

How to Repair an Unraveled Granny Stripe or Square |Sakeenah.com 7

How to Fix an Unraveled Granny Square or Stripe Blanket

Here is the sorry state of a beloved vintage granny stripe blanket. It’s been with me for almost 20 years and is a favorite to snuggle up on the couch with. The kids also drag it around and take it to bed, so it’s sadly needed a few heavy washings. Yay! for acrylic on that one, but it’s taken a beating. This granny stripe afghan has started to unravel from the bottom up. I should have intervened right there and fixed it or at least put it in the to fix pile, which grows every day it seems. But instead...

Weekly Pattern Roundup for the Fiber Arts 4 - Free and Paid Patterns: Crochet, Knit, Sewing Sakeenah.com 0

Weekly Pattern Roundup for the Fiber Arts 4

Is it spring yet? I’ve been looking forward to it being chilly enough to wrap up in something, but nice enough to take a walk and look for flowers. This week’s pattern roundup reflects what’s been on my mind, yours too probably. Here’s the weekly roundup of the free and paid crochet, knitting, and sewing patterns I have been sharing over on my Facebook page. The Weekly Pattern Roundup is an easy way to find something you missed or wanted to save for later. I really love seeing your likes and comments on the pattern links and look forward to...

Weekly Pattern Roundup for the Fiber Arts 3 Free and Paid Crochet, Knitting and Sewing PatternsSakeenah.com 0

Weekly Pattern Roundup for the Fiber Arts 3

Here’s the weekly roundup of the free and paid crochet, knitting, and sewing patterns I have been sharing over on my Facebook page. The Weekly Pattern Roundup is an easy way to find something you missed or wanted to save for later. I really love seeing your likes and comments on the pattern links and look forward to seeing some of your finished items. Crochet Patterns Miss Bennet’s Walking Shawl – After finishing Pride and Prejudice, I decided I needed a walking shawl. And how perfect, here is Miss Bennet’s! I was excited to see this as a crochet pattern....

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Interview with Camille of By Camille Designs Etsy Shop

Today I have to pleasure of presenting an interview with Camille, the busy Etsy shop owner of By Camille Desgins,  that keeps my Instagram feed busy and happy. Camille stocks her Etsy store with a wide variety of items: handmade jewelry, drawings, paintings, blankets, scarfs and handcrafted rugs. Her handcrafted doily rugs seem to be a hot seller, and you can see why. They are stunning! I love that Camille is multi-talented: she crochets, knits, does macrame, paints, draws, is a business owner, and loves bunnies.  All that combined and having a thriving Etsy store high on my wishlist, I...