Archive for January 25th, 2012

mini project: yoga mat bag

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Just completed crocheting a yoga mat bag for myself. Connie introduced me to practicing yoga over the past couple months (p.s. she’s a great teacher!) and now I finally have a reason to take my may out of my apartment to yoga studios.  Yoga has provided a really good way to release from the crazy routines we put ourselves into and also get healthy, strong, & flexible!

This bag is made of Thick and Quick Lion’s Brand yard.  The drawstring opening and straps are all integrated as one. I knit the strap using the icord method with the same yarn as well as some of the deep wine colored Glamour yarn integrated in for a slight sparkle and texture (see detail images).  The bag is soft, comfy, and beautiful.  I really like the simple design and am excited to use it.  I’ve used it once for a fundraiser class last week and it was well received!

 

(images by: vivien chin)

shrimp chips

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My favorite Chinese New Year Tradition is having these fried up to munch on. Here’s my batch from last night.

(image by: vivien chin)


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