Mystery Solved

The mystery of Stephen West's first mystery knit-along has been solved.  I'm pleased to say that I kept up with this knit-along and finished on time, both of which may be first for me! After a lot of excitement at the start, I ended up feeling sort of tepid about this project.  There's so much … Continue reading Mystery Solved

Yarn Along:: Mysteries & Plagues

Yarn Along-ing with Ginny this week... Sweetie recently picked this book up for me at the Borders going out of business sale. I had heard good things about it (and their tv show) from some of you. While I was curious, I just didn't think I had another city-dweller-turned-farmer memoir in me at the moment. … Continue reading Yarn Along:: Mysteries & Plagues

Secrets and Mysteries

The past week has brought some wonderful mysteries and surprises into my life.  All of them are yarn, sock, and shawl related goodness, which is supposed to be kept somewhat under wraps so as not to ruin the surprise for unsuspecting participants.  So if you don't want to see this month's Cookie A. Sock Club … Continue reading Secrets and Mysteries

Good Company

Going to a yarn event is so much more than the sum of its parts.  Sure there's yarn, classes, events, and a whole lot of knitters.  And those are all wonderful elements, but what I'm talking about is that intangible feeling, the collective excitement of its attendees, the electric frisson that happens when you're in … Continue reading Good Company