I knew it had been a while since my last post, but wow. It has been a challenging spring, with both Sweetie and PB spending time in the hospital. Rest assured, both are well now and we are looking forward to a fun and easy-going summer! Through it all, there has been knitting and reading and [...]
I have a few things on the needles right now, none of which is seeing much action. I'm having my semi-annual bout with knitter's thumb, and it's a drag. I've been resting my hands this week, knitting a row here and there to test the waters. Fiar :: I'm modifying this stripey cowl to use [...]
I've been wanting to get to this space all week, to tell you about my magical, yarn-filled weekend. It was like Candy Land, but with yarn. I went to Vogue Knitting LIVE to represent Stash, and expected to have a great time. What actually happened was so personally satisfying and thrilling, it blew my wool [...]
We've been playing a little game of flash your stash this week over on the Stash blog. Come check it out! I took my whole stash out and got it refreshed, reorganized and feel reinspired to knit some projects! Have you done any spring cleaning of your stash?
Book: The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenedies Knit: Hitchhiker Scarf in Madelinetosh Sock's Black Velvet This week I'm celebrating the discoveries of others: a book that one of my friends and her husband read in record time, and a knit another friend recommended via Facebook. Whether it's lack of imagination, or feeling inspired at just [...]
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 [...]
As some of you wisely pointed out to me recently, during times of change, busy-ness or stress, something has to give. And yes, housework has been low on the list of priorities to be sure. Blogging, cooking, crafting, and knitting have also fallen low, which makes me a little bit sad. I reassure myself that [...]