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.
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
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
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
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
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
I also toyed around with the title: "While the Wife's Away, the Knitter Will Play" to express what I've been up to this weekend. You see, Sweetie is gone hiking with a friend, and while I could have gone along, it's really hard to knit while hiking a 4,000+ foot mountain. And that's what I … Continue reading Weekend Widow