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Hard Choices....

May 30, 2021 - Hi, my friends. Any friends still out there? I hope so. I know I've neglected this space for quite some time. Hard choic...
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Hopping toward the finish line...

March 24, 2021 - Bunny burrow is really a sleeve... almost done...maybe by next week I'll finish the other sleeve and have a finished swe...
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Junegrass...

March 17, 2021 - Junegrass continues to move along...split for the sleeves, the front is finished and I'm just about ready to start the g...
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Junegrass...in March

March 10, 2021 - I made a Junegrass sweater last fall. I splurged and bought some Phoebe from Quince & Co and it was perfect. I practical...
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a litle this...a little that....

March 07, 2021 - The cashmere blend socks are finished; one of those projects you hate to see come to an end because the yarn was simply...
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a little visible mending...

February 20, 2021 - I know this look isn't for everyone, but I absolutely adore it. And so I took a class. How fun to 'go to London' today...
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an oldie...but now goodie...

February 10, 2021 - Winter on my Mind by Melanie Berg. Isn't it funny what brings you back to a project? I was looking for a certain projec...
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and another pair done...

January 27, 2021 - Embossed leaves socks by Mona Schmidt from 2 5 Favorite Socks:Timeless Patterns from Interweave Press. Knit in Malabrigo...
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pretty much sums up my knitting...

January 13, 2021 - This pretty much sums up my 2021 knitting so far. I started a pair of socks, turned the heel, and then ripped them out....
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Ready for the nor'easter...that's not coming my way

December 16, 2020 - Ta-dah! Coins (Kaffe Fassett pattern) is done and didn't quite use up all the Spindrift in the stash. It made a dent...
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Coins, coins, coins...

December 09, 2020 - Kaffe Fassett's Coin pattern continues to grow into a cowl and continues to use up some of the assorted Spindrift that h...
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My mug has a new rug.

December 06, 2020 - A new technique...a new mug rug. I spent a fun couple hours with an international group of ladies learning how. LoopLond...
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ta-dah!

November 25, 2020 - It's done. FInished. Over. Ended. And once again I have mixed emotions. When I got down to the last 10 little squares to...
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i'm in trouble when i start counting...

November 23, 2020 - I knew this was going to happen the minute I started counting. It's happened before. Three times before, and I'm nothing...
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my week in blankets...

November 18, 2020 - This..... is now... this. Another Ridgeline Baby Blanket, a Purl Soho pattern. It calls for DK weight yarn. My firs...
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knitting...interrupted

November 11, 2020 - I guess I should have said my ongoing knitting...as in the unfinished sock, the unfinished baby blanket, the unfinished...
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Fast forwarding to 2054....

November 04, 2020 - This would be a photo of the Junegrass sweater...finished...except for the fact that it's wet and blocking. I'll save th...
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Wednesday, again?

October 28, 2020 - How in the world did it get to be Wednesday already? Didn't we just have one of those? Wednesday is the one day of the w...
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Baby, baby...

October 21, 2020 - When you are between projects...or when you just don't feel the love of a current project...or when your mojo has left y...
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ombre, leaves...now what?

October 14, 2020 - Ombre cowl is finished....and didn't disappoint. Three colors made it just the right size, and I agree with one of the c...
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An FO...using orphan balls of yarn....a WIN!

October 07, 2020 - Arnhem Loop scarf is finished. Another blue project for the person who doesn't particularly like blue. But it does go wi...
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Best book .... ever.

September 30, 2020 - Arnhem loop cowl is now on the needles. Amazing what you can find when you actually look through all those fabulous patt...
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My basket overflowth...

September 23, 2020 - I came across a yarn exchange site...'good' yarn is exchanged for credit which enables you to shop other peoples' exchan...
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The last ugly socks...

September 16, 2020 - How do you decide what to knit? Is it pattern driven? Yarn driven? Need driven? 'Where-in-the-h*ll-did-that-urge-come-f...
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zero waste shawl X 2

September 09, 2020 - If one is good.... then, two is better. Zero Waste Shawl is just that...zero waste. My first one didn't really test...
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Never say never...

September 02, 2020 - Do you have any idea how many little knit pumpkins I have? I don't either. At the moment most of them are in boxes label...
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Ta-Dah!!! Finished Shawl

August 19, 2020 - When you cast on over 450 stitches for a stole-like shawl, your stitches are going to be bunched up...I don't care if yo...
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stash-diving again...

August 05, 2020 - shale: a type of soft, grey rock, usually formed from clay that has become hard, that breaks easily…. --Cambridge Engli...
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S.I.P....sweater-in-progress

July 29, 2020 - Shira told you on Monday...I knit this too long, then it was too short, and now, it's once again on the long side, but i...
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trouble with knitting from stash...

July 22, 2020 - “I will always buy extra yarn. I will not try to tempt fate.” ― Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, At Knit's End: Meditations for...
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can one ever have too many socks?

July 15, 2020 - One can never have enough socks. --Albus Dumbledore Bunny and baby blanket have been safely delivered to not-born-ye...
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pretty in pink...

July 08, 2020 - The tones of gray, pale turquoise and pink will prevail. --Christian Dior Surprisingly enough, my stash is getting...
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knitting hydrangeas

June 24, 2020 - "A flower does not think of competing with the flower next to it. It just blooms." — Zen Shin I love hydrangeas for...
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Yarnalong, again!

June 17, 2020 - “I had always hoped that this land might become a safe and agreeable asylum to the virtuous and persecuted part of manki...
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Yarnalong

June 09, 2020 - Knitting and reading, reading and knitting both at the same time is the best! I just finished The Story of More by...
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fell down a rabbit hole and look what happened....

June 03, 2020 - “Don't slide down the rabbit hole. The way down is a breeze, but climbing back's a battle.” ― Kate Morton, The Clockmak...
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Process vs Product knitting...

May 31, 2020 - Life is too short to knit with cheap yarn. ---author unknown, but obviously a knitter Purl Soho's Linen Quill, 50% f...
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The magic of knitting...

May 24, 2020 - It's still magic...even if you know how it's done. --Terry Pratchett Julie Williams and her little cotton rabbits are...
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Object of art...

May 14, 2020 - A half finished shawl left on the coffee table isn't a mess; it's an object of art --Stephanie Pearl-McPhee What yo...
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