Shelby's Profile

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I'm a 20-something woman living the dream in Minneapolis, and although I spend most of my time wearing my journalist hat, I like to think of myself as an eclectic crafter. I've been told that fiddling with things is a forte of mine, and I really enjoy mixing up old classics with non-traditional materials. Usually, I pattern on the fly.

Crochet has been my muse's main squeeze lately, but I also draw, try my hand at photography, paint, and I have been known to embroider sketches and all manner of nerdery onto just about anything. Lately, I've become increasingly fond of making useful and/or wearable items out of natural and sustainable materials.

I have an enduring love of needlework using organic and eco-friendly yarns. I love experimenting with texture and creating quirky items to help address some of my clumsier tendencies -- like constantly losing my…

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  • Female
  • Joined March 12, 2009

Favorite materials

Organic cotton yarns, alpaca wools, bamboo yarn, corn yarn, glass beads, stone, wood, bone, canvas, sumi ink, graphite, charcoal, guache

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About

I'm a 20-something woman living the dream in Minneapolis, and although I spend most of my time wearing my journalist hat, I like to think of myself as an eclectic crafter. I've been told that fiddling with things is a forte of mine, and I really enjoy mixing up old classics with non-traditional materials. Usually, I pattern on the fly.

Crochet has been my muse's main squeeze lately, but I also draw, try my hand at photography, paint, and I have been known to embroider sketches and all manner of nerdery onto just about anything. Lately, I've become increasingly fond of making useful and/or wearable items out of natural and sustainable materials.

I have an enduring love of needlework using organic and eco-friendly yarns. I love experimenting with texture and creating quirky items to help address some of my clumsier tendencies -- like constantly losing my chapstick.

I absolutely adore tackling custom projects, so feel free to message me if you have an idea and I'll be happy to set up a listing for you.

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