What a Mess

There are some rules in knitting. Many of them, I don’t adhere to all the time. Rules like, “always knit a gauge swatch, take time to block all of your projects, and never ever knit from a skein.” Yesterday, I started knitting a colorwork hat and mitts set from a KnitPicks kit. I was so…

Oh No!

Most of this year has been a blur, albeit a busy one.  My family has coped with personal tragedy, fought illnesses on various fronts, and my husband and I are building a new home.  At the same time, I am re-evaluating my professional career while juggling knitting and quilting projects…and keeping up with this blog….

My First Quilt!

Yeah, you read the headline correctly.  I know, I know, this a knitting blog but I am learning to quilt and why not?  I knit, crochet, embroider, and I’ve been known to sew on occasion.  Why not learn something new? My favorite thing about quilting is…it’s easy!  Okay, it’s not so easy that a caveman…

Little Pig, Little Pig

The fat little sheep was a big hit for Christmas.  I’m following that up with a fat little pig. In all fairness, the pig isn’t that little but that I am sure the kids won’t mind. This is the beginning of the pig.  It is mostly knitted in one piece.  I knitted it on one long circular…

Mucho Trabajo, Poco Tiempo

Well, I’m down to the wire now and I am just finishing up Christmas cards!  This is the first year I have sent out Christmas cards and I must say I was quite unprepared.  I had to have my sister make some cards, too, so I’d have enough. Here’s my favorite card with a little…