Tag Archives: Knitting

Forced Sabbatical: Has it ever happened to you?

We were going skiing. Not just any skiing, we were going to take a 5 hour plane ride to Denver then drive 2 hours to Vail, rent a gorgeous condo and ski for 4 days. As I settled myself into … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas Knitting

I know it’s been a while and sorry for the lack of posts but 2 things are keeping me away. One, the remodeling in the house is at fever pitch as we try to get the living room done for … Continue reading

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Heart of Texas

Last weekend was fast and fun. I flew into Dallas and spent Saturday at Dallas Cowboys Stadium. Being a huge Cowboys fan this was a bucket list item for me and it didn’t disappoint. We were able to get right … Continue reading

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One Shawl Down

I was busy busy again and promised myself that between carpenters, landscapers and masons I would slip in some knitting and a post. Walls came down and walls have gone up, debris was hauled and cement was poured, and a … Continue reading

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A Little Time (Off)

The question is where have I been? Moving. That should say it all. After moving my daughter into her first apartment in Texas, where she will attend graduate school, and dealing with putting it all together during Hurricane Harvey, we … Continue reading

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Block Party

Clean, eat, sleep, knit, repeat. If you've ever sold your house you know the drill. Constant cleaning "just in case" they want to show the house at a moment's notice. Since I've never used blocking wires I had no idea … Continue reading

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What’s Done is not Done

Well, the shawl is finished…sort of. It really doesn’t look like the picture yet. Oh, it’s off the needles alright and the knitting is thankfully finished. This was one of those patterns, that either through difficulty of level or inexperience … Continue reading

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In the Pink

I’ve been knitting so many baby blue sweaters and blanket for the new baby boy that just arrived that I have quite neglected the PINK Cascade Merino yarn I’ve been stashing away. So with the free Cabled Poncho pattern from … Continue reading

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Knitter’s Block Cure

As a writer, I heard tales of writer’s block and couldn’t relate. There are so many interesting things going on everywhere that a story or character can be woven if you just observe with a little imagination. Well I also … Continue reading

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The Long Road Back

So it’s been weeks since I’ve posted. Mind you, the knitting needles have not been idle but I have been in cars and planes more than I can count at this point. After the Paris trip I had 4 days … Continue reading

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