Learning how to knit has opened up a whole new world of creations, people and expression. Part of my love for ravelry is that at any given moment we can peruse through the millions of galleries of projects and find inspiration in other people’s finished creations. I have long wanted to knit an Elizabeth Zimmerman… Continue reading a leap of faith.
I always said I would never have a stash. I was so naive. I will always have a stash. However, that doesn’t mean I will let it fester and grow. I have been making a real effort to knit through most of my project-quantity stash and use stuff up this Fall. I had originally said… Continue reading cleaning out.
This is the second Christmas that my brother has asked me for a toque. Last Christmas, he just asked for a toque. This year, however, he was pretty specific. “Can I have the same one as last year, just new?” No problem. Jared Flood’s Turn-a-Square is a great pattern and it knits up quickly. Because… Continue reading turn-a-green-square-in-blue
For my birthday in June, dear hubby bought me some roving from FreckleFaceFibers in California. I love her roving so much but since I hadn’t been able to get my wheel working the way I wanted it to be working, I had put the fibre on hold. Now that I figured out what was wrong,… Continue reading safari.
This is the first of the Christmas knitting. I have knit for everyone in my family but two (dear husband and my brother). Each of them will receive a hand knit for Christmas but both are receiving … how should I say … simple? projects for Christmas. My brother is being given his requisite Turn-a-Square… Continue reading MISTER W-I-L-S-O-N!
There are so many things that I want to share but I haven’t because I really want this blog to remain my knitting blog. Part of the reason that I abandoned my last blog was because there were things there that were not knitting (and spinning). Upon reflection, I wanted to create a place that… Continue reading things to say …
I tend to use the same yarns again and again. I also tend to knit the same things again and again. I like comfort. This is all especially true when I am teaching someone else! A very dear friend asked me to knit something with her while we were in Toronto in July 2009. She… Continue reading texture and teaching moments with wine