Tales of a Neutral Rainbow

As a maker and all around visual person, I find endless inspiration on Instagram. From knitting and sewing to cooking and home decor, it's easy to find lots to love. Sometimes all that inspiration can become overwhelming and noisy. But when it's good, it's really good.

The Mystery is Solved

Pattern: Follow Your Arrow 2 by Ysolda Teague // Yarn: Hazels Knits Artisan Sock in Ruby Love & Sarsparilla // Read my Ravelry Notes here. >>>  <<< Toward the end of my pregnancy, I was struck with a case of startitis.  I had stopped daily work at the shop, and was enjoying some much-needed rest … Continue reading The Mystery is Solved

Cowl the Midwife

    I was lucky enough to meet our midwife through the yarn shop. There's something about getting to know a person through knitting.  Their habits are like little tells that give you a small insight into who they truly are.  The things we do for a living, the shapes of our families, the hobbies … Continue reading Cowl the Midwife

Stitch by Stitch

The first clue of the Westknits Mystery KAL was released this past Friday, and with it a flurry of intense excitement.  I started waiting anxiously on Thursday night to see if the clue would be released at midnight EST (9pm my time). Even though it wasn't, I was happy to see the update in my … Continue reading Stitch by Stitch

Mystery Shawl 2012

Last year I knit along with other Stephen West fans as we discovered the weekly clues of his first-ever mystery shawl knit-along.  I loved my colors, and was happy with the bold, graphic design.  Something about the pattern and moving at a deliberate pace turned me off after a few weeks, and I was anxious … Continue reading Mystery Shawl 2012

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