Culling the Herd

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

Sock Yarn Give Away

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

The Kindness of Knitters

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

Sock Knitting & A Contest!

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!