Sunday, July 25, 2010

Just 5 Minutes

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So this has an explanation behind it. I saw a post by a fellow crafter named Penny Nickels doing 5 minutes of cross stitching. Like you are probably reacting at this moment about my 5 minutes I though, "Why on earth? How boring." Which, as I found, was kind of the point.

These videos are dedicated to the folks that don't have it in them to learn a craft but want other people to do it for them. I don't mind making gifts for friends, but I have had complete strangers demanded knitted items before. They just think knitwear rolls off my hands like running water.

It's also for those people that complain about how much crafters are asking for payment for their craft, this is 5 minutes worth of knitting. And I didn't even get to finish my row. Knitting, and crafting in general, takes time, patience, and hard determination filled work. Some projects take hundreds of hours of work. Then adding the cost of materials and the hours that it took to learn said trade. . . It can be a job in and of itself.

So there you go. Just 5 minutes, but could you do it?


*Apologies for bad webcam quality and general crappy-lookingness of myself. This was early in a Lazy Sunday Morning. Maybe I'll do another one later all dolled up and awesome looking!

1 comment:

  1. Yay! I'm so glad you made this video! I've put the site up and would like to add yours.
    http://thisishandmade.tumblr.com/
    If you want to email me a link or a code, that would be awesome! I'm not sure how to steal it off your page. :)
    -Penny
    donkeywolf@gmail.com

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