Today on my needles…

After a buzzing birthday, I’ve had a hard time settling down and am up way past my bedtime… At least I’m getting some knitting done!

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Missing: Handspun, Handknit Mitten

Usually when I get to my daughter’s classroom after school she is packed, zipped, and ready to go. Yesterday I was quite surprised to find her flustered with her stuff spread across her table and her coat half on.  The fluster turned to distress when she realized she could not locate one of her beloved […]

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Little Wispy

When it comes to knitting, I am usually pretty prolific and have gained a reputation among my knitting friends as a finisher. If I were to have a ‘specialty’ it would definitely be setting a schedule and sticking to it. Sure, I may have a couple irons in the fire at any given moment and […]

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A Tale of Two Hats

Once upon a time there was a knitter who loved hats. She wore hats pretty much every day regardless of the season. She’d wear them oustide, inside, around the house, while shopping, even — in the coldest months — to bed. Because she loved hats so, she was always making them — for herself, her […]

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Days like these.

The best immune system and constant handwashing can’t protect even the strongest of us from the occasional inevitability that comes from caring for sick kids.  For the last few days, I have felt like… well, like this… This is my darling daughter after her first full day of school. She’s been attending half-day school since […]

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Either, Or….

Another finished project – from almost a year ago! If you have knit with Malabrigo Rasta, you know that it is a heavenly Super Bulky single. The colors are to-die-for & it is soft, soft, soft! No fancy stitching required to make it a  w o w. One of my fave projects for it is […]

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