Knit Your Art

2015 ... Little Heather helping to set up the shop I get so frustrated by the lack of respect for knitting. It truely annoys me that textiles are still seen as the domain of older women, granny crafts. Maybe this is due to the way older women in our society are treated? Eight years of… Continue reading Knit Your Art

Patterns, YouTube

Crochet Basket – Tutorial

Crochet Basket I sat at the tables of Zest Cafe and recorded another YouTube tutorial last week. I like getting out of the shop on a sunny day. Saying hello to friends and strangers. It's good for Tazz too, to be social. I've worked out it's best to record the videos, then add a voice… Continue reading Crochet Basket – Tutorial

BPD, selfcare

BPD – The Drama Queen

Emotional invalidation is when someone's feelings are denied, rejected, or dismissed. Invalidation makes someone feel as though their emotional experience is wrong. They may feel that their emotions are unacceptable, insignificant, or inaccurate. Psych Central Dad called me "Elizabeth Taylor", A drama queen, that and 'Fatty". Emotional Invalidation Growing up my emotions were intense and were… Continue reading BPD – The Drama Queen