This Week

This is the week! The much-anticipated, long dreamed of week that my new yarn shop opens for business! Deep breath... I'm feeling a lot of excitement, a little bit of anxiety when I look at that seemingly endless list of to-do's, some vulnerability about putting my dream out there for public consumption, and a whole … Continue reading This Week

Autumn Rocks

This post contains images and information concerning the September 2009 Rockin' Sock Club Shimpent.  Proceed at your own risk. Even though I haven't been knitting socks recently, I couldn't help but be overwhelmingly excited to receive the most recent shipment of the Socks that Rock club yarn.  Autumn is my favorite season, and I had … Continue reading Autumn Rocks


Well, it happened again.  I went out of town and this whole blogging thing really slipped my mind.  Of course, I didn't take my laptop to Tennessee, assuming our cabin in the mountains would not have any sort of Internet connection.  Knitters, was I wrong!  Not only did this place have wireless, it had a … Continue reading Sha-Kon-O-Hey

Like A Virgin: Rhinebeck For the Very First Time

It's true: I was among the masses at the New York Sheep & Wool Festival on Sunday.  And it was my first fiber festival ever, let alone my first time to the infamous Rhinebeck. Was it everything I had imagined it to be?  Yes, and then some. Where else can a person pose with bipedal … Continue reading Like A Virgin: Rhinebeck For the Very First Time

Let the Games Begin

Needles? Check Yarn? Check Pattern? Check I am officially ready for the 2008 summer Olympics to begin. Yarn in hand, I will join thousands of international athletes competing for personal knitting glory! My goal: finish a pair of socks in 17 days. Will you be watching the opening ceremonies tonight? Will you be knitting while … Continue reading Let the Games Begin

A Good Mail Day

It hasn't been a particularly good hair day, but the mail? Yes, the mail was very good to me indeed. First there was a little something from the UK. Looking at the envelope, I couldn't imagine who would be sending me something from England. I have been doing a teensy bit of shopping on etsy, … Continue reading A Good Mail Day