Tag Archives: DIY

Free Cycles: Pre-Reqs

As I mentioned in my last post, there were a few things I needed to do before I could get started building my bike: Bike Well Class:  This is a free class offered every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at Free … Continue reading

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Free Cycles: An Idea Is Born

I had a great bike.  It was a Marin hybrid that I bought in 2003.  At the time, I basically knew how to get on a bike and ride in a straight line thanks to a bizarre childhood that did … Continue reading

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30 Before 30: DIY Project

KOMBUCHA My sister posted this on FB highlighting #5 (“If you’re able to lie to yourself and others so much that you can convince yourself that kombucha actually tastes good, you are a true hipster. If you are willing to … Continue reading

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Sprouts

My friend, Michelle, makes her own sprouts. It always seemed like one of those really cool activities that I’d like to do in theory, but was probably beyond my skills and patience in the kitchen. Then E and I went … Continue reading

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A Semester of Soup

I really should be studying for my last exam today, but let’s pretend that, by taking a break, I’m somehow consolidating and committing that information to memory. One of the big changes for me this semester was learning how to … Continue reading

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First Hat

I finally finished knitting my first hat today!  Originally, I had intended to kill multiple birds with one stone – I wanted to try my hand at illusion knitting, make a hat, and add “flair.”  Creating the pattern for the … Continue reading

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Moebius

I knit a moebius for Lindsay’s birthday this year!  A moebius is like a scarf, but the two ends are connected together, forming a circle, which you can then loop around your neck/head/body/whatever.  I got the pattern for free at … Continue reading

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