Author Archives: jmckelvin

Somehow I”m still debating my blogging decisions.  I decided to use the Riceball Mommy blog because I really like the Riceball Mommy name, and I like being able to use Mini Riceball.  Of course now I’m second guessing it.  Maybe … Continue reading

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I finished one of the buns for Mini Riceball’s Princess Leia hat yesterday.  I altered the pattern again. Rather than knitting the tube on straight needles in sheet and then sewing the seam; I cast on in the round and … Continue reading

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I’m working on Mini Riceball’s Princess Leia hat. I’m using the pattern from the Knits for Nerds book.  I noticed a small mistake in the pattern but was able to figure out what it should of said and adjust for … Continue reading

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My math stress is mostly resolved. I have listed Math in Focus on ebay; I’m hoping that sells, though I am resigned to the idea that it might not. I ordered Calvert Math from ebay, just the text book and … Continue reading

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Math stress

I am having this internal battle right now.  I know that maybe the math we have could work out.  If we just come back to it tomorrow and try again.  But the anxiety has me feeling like I need to … Continue reading

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I’m going to be taking down some art work on my site.  I may take down some older work and take down some successful work.  I’m going to slowly start working on taking away all non-colored pencil I think.  Unless … Continue reading

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Inspiration frustration

I really don’t understand why I couldn’t have found inspiration in a photo that had faces.  Faces are easy, there’s a clear starting point, and a easy way to measure and get the rest of the proportions right.  With hands … Continue reading

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