Monthly Archives: October 2014

On the Needles

Here’s the latest on what’s in progress.  I can’t show you everything, because the gifty crafting has begun.  Only 56 days left til Christmas, you know.  (I know, I was shocked too – it’s only Halloween!) As soon as I … Continue reading

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I have a small stash of fingering weight yarn in two and three skein quantities that I have been saving for small shawls or summer tanks.  I grab them as I come across them in my wanderings, and they are … Continue reading

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On Cozy Sweaters

We’ve all got a favorite cozy sweater in our closets.  You know the one – it’s so soft, snuggly, and warm that we wish we could wear it every day.  The one that fits perfectly, is just right for our … Continue reading

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Last Glimpse of Summer

Last weekend we got a glimpse of summer.  It was sunny and warm and we all went outside – without our sweaters.  I expected to pull up all of the summer veggie plants, now that the sun is visibly arcing … Continue reading

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Adventures in Spinning

I think I’m hooked on spinning using a wheel now.  You knew that would happen, right?  I did.  That’s why I resisted learning to spin for so long. But after that first batch of yarn I spun with Penelope…the spinning … Continue reading

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Learning a new trick

Every now and then I need to learn a new trick.  Not just learning a new thing – that happens every day (or it should).  I mean, something that challenges my brain and hands in a new way.  Husband and … Continue reading

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