I used random.org to choose a winner from your comments, and that person is Gauss who said: Once in a while I get the destashing urge and I try to find the yarn (or other stuff) that has a very very small chance of actually being knitted. I've sold things on eBay before, usually for … Continue reading A Winner and a Diagnosis
This move to Oregon is going to be a very good thing. Once we're actually there. Until then, I am struggling to stay positive amid the stress of keeping our home in show condition for a sale, packing, and purging, all while trying to maintain a family routine and have a fun summer. Whew! I'm … Continue reading Culling the Herd
Lately there have been days where I haven't knit at all. Life happens so fast, and I can sometimes get so caught up in the To-Do list that I forget about the Want-To-Do list. Other days, I binge knit, working those needles until my hands ache. And then there are the days where I … Continue reading Inspired
I have been trying to think of a framework for a little give away here at Peaceful Knitter. When I logged in to WordPress just now I noticed that this would be my 200th post. It was a no brainer: time to celebrate with a prize! While I was away I came across a cute … Continue reading Sock Yarn Give Away
It all started about a week and a half ago when I joined the group Yarncycle on Ravelry. This is a group based on the principles of Freecycle, in which people offer and give away items for free, nothing required in return. This is a fantastic idea for knitters, since we so often end up … Continue reading The Kindness of Knitters
Well, the Sock Marathon didn't go quite as well as I had hoped. Wednesday was a pretty busy day, and not very knitting friendly. I did knit while waiting for lunch at a Mexican restaurant, which was a first for me. I'd knit a row, then take a chips and salsa break, knit a row, … Continue reading Sock Knitting & A Contest!