Knit Lessons

Autumn! I was singing it’s praises earlier this month. I’m still thinking happy seasonal thoughts. For one thing it’s knitting season again! With a nip in the air it’s time to pull out my warm woolies. I’m a knitter, fall is the perfect excuse for putting something new on the needles. This month I discovered […]

Comfort Knitting, My Warm and Fuzzy Lifeline

I write a lot about knitting. It’s my hobby of choice. It keeps me cool in summer. Knitting offers me community weekly. It’s even taught me to be resourceful. But this week I am holding onto my knitting needles like a lifeline. Knitting is what keeps me from drowning. I am overwhelmed (can you be […]

Spring Time Choices

Spring has burst all over my world here in California. Blossoms are coloring my morning walks. Gardens I pass sprout many shades of green. The air smells fresh. The skies are blue. It’s that colorful time of the year. I admire all the industry that goes into gardening and farming, but I am not a […]

Frankensocks

Using every scarp of your supplies. Being a good steward of your resources. Living frugally without extravagance. These are all very Amish traits. I have been putting these ideas to use while attacking my yarn stash. Time to knit with what I have! As a sock knitter, I am forever trying to come out even […]

Thank You For Knitting!

Happy Thanksgiving Day! Have you been counting your blessings today or just eating way too much pumpkin pie? Teehee. I started counting my blessings and the usual nice things came to mind. My health is good. My family is fine. My basic needs are being met in sufficient ways. Hooray! I am a blessed daughter […]

Relax . . . It’s Friday Afternoon!

Has it hit you yet? The sense of urgency? Of the holidays beginning and already leaving you behind? The scariest thing I saw on Halloween was holly garlands and a Christmas tree in the mall. Frightening! Many of us bemoan this rush of holidays in the fall. What’s a crafter to do? I did write […]

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