On the needles : Spring update

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

Knitting 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

Summer’s Last Knit

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


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