Hey, maker-peeps…s’up? In case you haven’t noticed, I’ve been like, um, kinda sorta away for a bit. And why, pray tell, did I abandon my beloved blog for, like, EV-VER??? Reasons abound, but to keep a long story short(ish – y’all know who you’re dealing with here) last year was annus insania. That’s Latin for… Read More What Absence Makes
It’s no secret that I know quite a bit of stuff about knitting. However, no matter how masterful I might feel about my craft, every once in a while, some new-to-me bit of knitty intel makes me do this: This time, thanks to the truly masterful knitting teacher and designer, Patty Lyons, and her genius… Read More Sweater Cartography
I know. I’ve been AWOL for a few weeks. I has my reasons. But I know you’re going to forgive me, because a way cool thing happened on my needles while I was gone. Project monogamy for the win once more! Since my last post, I have worked on nothing but the Comfort Fade Cardi… Read More Meanwhile: This
Sometimes you make decisions based on free will, and sometimes the universe sends you a sign. Now, I’m not the type to go around looking for signs all willy-nilly, but this one practically walked up and bit me on the nose. It all starts back in October 2017, when Andrea Mowry published what became one… Read More I Can Resist Anything but Temptation
Last year I finished 28 projects: 9 sweaters (7 from start to finish), 6 cowls, 5 hats, 3 pairs of socks, 2 shawls, 1 baby blanket, 1 toy, and 1 pair of mitts. Now it begs to be asked: what can get done in 2021? Is 21 projects a reasonable goal? The number is right… Read More 21 FOR 21?
I’m bringing Vodka Lemonade to the office. Well, at least to the office knitters. I have a fantastic workplace – the benefits abound – not the least of which includes a lovely, talented, and eager-to-learn community of crafters. Every few weeks, we get together for show-and-tell, tutorials, and motivation. And each year I guide them… Read More Office Cocktails