Tag Archives: Knitting

Playing Around With Color

Last week, in the midst of Glum March, I was desperate for color, any color to break up the monotonous dreariness. This week my outlook has changed. Even before the spate of lovely, sunny weather in the unseasonable 70ºs arrived … Continue reading

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A small tragedy

Don’t worry, no tiny chickens get hurt in this post. It is only that I have lost a button. Is this really a tragedy? Well, yes. A small one. You see, I love this sweater. I wear it all the … Continue reading

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teeny tiny

One of my favorite things about Vogue Knitting Live was Anna Hrachovec’s knitted epic war: Gnomes VS Snowmen. I’d never heard of this  warped, weird, and tiny world. And every bit of it is knit. Amazing. It made me giddy … Continue reading

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A Plan

For the last decade or so I’ve resolved to knit small gift items all year long and tuck them away for Christmas gifts. Some years this has been a resolution without any results. Some years I actually manage to stow … Continue reading

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From Our Neighborhood in 2011

Happy holidays from our neighborhood to yours. May they be full of fun, food, and fiber.  This is really the beginning of a new phase. Today we usher in a new knit season. The annual Post Gift Knitting Cast-on-athon. While … Continue reading

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Holiday Knitting: Take 1

This year I actually thought I wouldn’t do any crazy holiday knitting. I would do some purchasing and some marmalade making and some baking and call it a wrap. But I think that there is just something in my biological … Continue reading

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A Happy Ending

Sometimes things work out in the end. You may remember that about a month or so ago I had a discouraging encounter with a pattern and a favorite skein of yarn. The pattern was coming out nicely, and the yarn … Continue reading

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Where I spent Hurricane Irene

This is where I spent Hurricane Irene: And, just in case I haven’t tempted you enough: Not too shabby, eh? It’s not everyone that gets to evacuate a log cabin in the woods by a beautiful lake because of tornado … Continue reading

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Knitting on Mountaintops

When I told Cam about Knit In Public Day, which was actually a week this year, he reminded me that last year I Knit in Public on the top of Mt. Adams and in the dining room of the Madison … Continue reading

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181 Days

There are 181 days left in 2011. This is what I want to knit: Finish Soay Finish the Pinkerton Shawl A Floofy Skirt for my daughter A Vest for my husband A color work project of some sort The Annabel … Continue reading

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