It's full on Spring in Oregon now. The crocus and daffodils have come and gone, the tulips have peaked, and now we're eagerly anticipating the first unfurling of a peony bud. With the help of a friend, I've recently prepared our raised garden beds for planting. We've already got broccoli starts happily nestled in their … Continue reading On the needles : Spring update
This is a little something I've been working on for our first knit-along at Stash. You can read more about the project here. I've been missing this space a bit lately. One explanation for my absence is that I have been devoting a good part of my blogging energy toward the Stash blog, Pintrest, and … Continue reading Knitting Update
Today I wanted to get caught up on things around here. This has been a bit of an off week, with both PB and I battling the stomach bug. Yuck. There wasn't much knitting during those dark days, but there was before the sickness struck. I have been knitting a sweater (I know!), some socks, … Continue reading Yarn Thief
So far this week I've been able to stay on task and have been making a little progress on one of my wips. I started Petrie at the beginning of June, thinking it would be a speedy and straightforward summer knit. There was this whole daydream where I wore my stylish knit top to places … Continue reading Summer’s Last Knit
Tomorrow Sweetie and I are heading out on a grand 2-week adventure that will take us to such luxurious locales as Ohio, Kentucky, and California. Okay, so one of them is outwardly more exciting than the others, but we are sure to find fun wherever we go. I am particularly excited to sample wine, feel … Continue reading On The Road Again
It's incredibly nice to find out you have been nominated by a peer you admire for a blog award. Thank you so much, Knitting Siamese! You should check out her beautiful blog for its stunning knitting, photography, and photos of a certain mischievous Siamese cat... I've been thinking about who to nominate for the past … Continue reading Amalgam
Is this too much yarn to take on a 7 day trip? I'm going out of town for a week. This is a trip that will afford me plenty of knitting time waiting in airports, on airplanes, ferries, and in cars. One of the clear bags is backup yarn that will be going in my … Continue reading Too Much Yarn?