Tag Archives: Yarn

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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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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And Then July Happened

After a little 4th of July fun and family, where knitting was replaced with boat trips, blueberry pies, lobsters, bar-b-ques (ribs, of course), NASCAR race watching and fireworks, it was time to get back to the needles and yarn. Oh, … 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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Knitting My Way Through Paris

I admit I’ve been home for nearly 2 weeks and haven’t updated the blog. But let me explain: I’ve been knitting up a storm. Well, that and planning a baby shower, household duties, celebrating my son’s birthday (made a cake, … Continue reading

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Birthday Crown

I’ve been knitting furiously and am half way done with the blue baby blanket. Luckily for me it has been announced that the baby will indeed be a boy. Whew. But a large crib sized blanket can get tedious so … Continue reading

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Commuting the Stash Scrap PileĀ 

Since its been only about a year that I picked up my needles and yarn again my stash scrap pile is still smallish. Most of the projects used most of the yarn up and what was left over worked right … Continue reading

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Maine Yarn Crawl

This post is a bit tardy but when you’ve done a yarn crawl all you want to do is start knitting. So starting from the beginning, my husband surprised me with a trip to Bar Harbor, Maine for my birthday. … Continue reading

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Cutest Ever

My latest purchase came straight from the UK and Deramores and is quite possibly the cutest yarn purchase I’ve ever made. Soft Phildar Phil Thalassa from France (Cotton & Lyocell Blend called: Sea Cell) in beach worthy colors for something to snuggle … Continue reading

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