Category Archives: Knitting

Knitting and Novel Writing… and Lord of the Dance for the letter L

Hi! So, you remember a couple of days ago when I told you about the green sweater I wanted to knit? I’m so glad I decided to switch patterns. Somehow the way this sweater pattern is written reminds me of … Continue reading

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It’s getting pretty Intense in here…

Oh, argh, I am frustrated with my green sweater and I’ve barely even started it. I wanted to knit this: It’s knit using the brioche stitch.  Brioche is a really cool stitch that’s very warm and kind of puffy…sort of … Continue reading

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Green…and the Garland pose

Hello! I’m late with my letter today – did you think I forgot you? Spring is here in my area of the world. No doubt about it. The car is covered in pollen and I am stuffed up with hay … Continue reading

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Lace-edged dish cloth: Sunday on the Needles

I’ve been knitting a bit lately. Like most knitters, the urge seems to strike with the first snowfall. Most of the time I gravitate toward the quick and easy finishes…I’m a bit of a knitting junkie, I guess. When I … Continue reading

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The Yukon Scarf in Amethyst (…to ETSY or not to ETSY, that is the question)

Introducing: The Yukon Scarf in Amethyst! This particular scarf is 44″ in diameter and 5″ wide and loops twice around the neck (as shown in the photo.) I think that if I’m going to knit things to sell, I’d like … Continue reading

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Something Purple on the Needles

I’ve been in the mood to knit, but not anything overly complicated. So I rummaged around my stash and found this beautiful skein of  purple fair trade Peruvian wool that I bought years ago.  I’m going to knit a chunky … Continue reading

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K is for Knitting (really, what else could it be for?)

 Melissa Peda took this picture of a flower in her garden and posted it on her blog (100BillionStars) the other day. (She has a lovely blog, by the way. You should check it out! I am inspired every single time … Continue reading

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Slow Stitchin’ Sunday

Linking in with Slow Stitching Sunday and Wool on Sundays

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In the Spirit of Play (or how I spent my April allowance)

Last January I posted my about word for the year: PLAY! So, in the spirit of that resolution, I spent almost my entire April allowance on playful inspiration: books! I want to knit something bigger than a sock or a … Continue reading

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Off the Needles

This little set will be winging its way South tomorrow. It is a cute little car-seat size blanket and newborn hat & booties in pretty grass green that I started knitting awhile ago, before I knew Zachary was on the … Continue reading

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Works in Progress

Have you been wondering what I’ve been doing in the evenings? Well, I’ve been working hard at my Creative Writing class that I’m taking. But also… I’ve been making my six blocks for the 3×6 bee. Since I don’t have … Continue reading

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Six months of sewing by hand

Getting ready to live without my sewing room for the next six months has required a fair bit of advance planning in the quilting/craft/general handwork department. I’ve decided to concentrate on things that do not require a sewing machine. So … Continue reading

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