About Me

  • Birthday: July 18th, 1994
  • Location: Iowa
  • Hobbies: Crochet, knitting, sewing, eating, gaming, painting
  • Colors: Grey, pink, purple, blue, mint, periwinkle
  • Movies: The Shawshank Redemption,  Forrest Gump, The Notebook, Fried Green Tomatoes, 500 Days of Summer
  • TV: Glee, The Office (US), That 70's Show, The Jersey Shore, My Fair Wedding, Roseanne, The Nanny, anything on the History or the Discovery channel
  • Music: Nicki Minaj, Mac Miller, Daft Punk, Queen, M83, Lana Del Rey, Marina and the Diamonds, Kreayshawn
  • Food: Potstickers, cookie dough, chow mein, broccoli beef, fried rice, crab rangoons, marshmallows, asparagus, mini powdered donuts, cheesecake, fish, stuffed mushrooms
  • Books: Elsewhere, A Year and a Day, Leap Year, The Earth my Butt and Other Big Round Things, To Kill a Mockingbird, The Great Gatsby

First Project
A knit dishcloth that had a bear on it! :)

Favorite Items to Make
Scarves, hats, baby items, stuffed animals


Ever since I was a little girl I have loved crafting. Every day after elementary school, I went to an after school program where they had a daily craft. I always came home with bundles of goodies - from hand-made soap and melted crayon drawings to sun catchers and door hangers. I'm not sure why I started crafting. No one in my family was a crafter. I think it was just the glorifying feeling of making something you are proud of with your hands and a little effort.

In the summer of 2009, I taught myself how to crochet. I didn't think I would actually like crocheting, I just wanted to see if I could do it. I spent many nights mad at yarn, feeling like I would never be able to get crocheting down. After watching many video tutorials on youtube of how to crochet basic stitches, I finally finished my first amigurumi. It was a chubby little Hello Kitty, which sat on my desk for a few weeks until my cat claimed it as his own and turned her into a cat toy.

I am a very shy and quiet person. I LOVE CATS, they are the best. My mom is my best friend - we are always talking about our plans to open a yarn store, and live out in the country where we can keep sheep and alpacas so we can make our own yarn. I love to travel - I think my favorite place I have been is Pennsylvania. It is crazy pretty out there, and I would very much enjoy living there when I get older. :)

My mom and I!

I have obsessions with Hello Kitty, Audrey Hepburn, glitter, bows, and pink. It's almost unhealthy.

Feel free to email me! - peacelovestitches@yahoo.com