What I consider to be the perfect summer afternoon past time, sitting outside on a hot summer day sipping a Hendrick’s Gin and Fever Tree Tonic, knitting needles in hand, listening to a favorite audio book.… Read more
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From the minute my plane landed in Kansas City, MO I was excited and also apprehensive to arrive at The Harveyville Project in Harveyville, Kansas a town of less than 400 people. I learned about “Yarn School” on the internet and many of my knitting friends thought I was crazy going to Kansas.… Read more
As I travel in both blue states and red it seems like more than ever activism is on the rise. We are all fighting for what we believe in and our rights as an American. This article by NPR gives a historical account of how the needle arts have made a difference throughout the years in getting the message across.… Read more
This shawl is the Vampyre by Justyna Lorkowska.
I used a gradient yarn from Neighborhood Fiber Company, 5 skeins of the Studio DK and I used every last strand. The yarn is wonderful to knit with and has a nice drape, which adds to the Vampyre-ness of it. … Read more
This project started a couple of months ago. What was supposed to be simple I ended up needing help with knitting in the round. See my post Fixing Knitting Mistakes. Today I am so happy with the finished product, from knitting to felting.… Read more
My goal is to prevent knitting mistakes which I would imagine is true for most knitters. It amazes me how I can carefully follow the pattern directions and later realize I have done it all wrong.… Read more
Less than one week to go before StitchesWest can’t wait. Hope to see you or meet you there.
When talking to knitters I find it interesting to learn about that one person or event that influenced them most as a knitter. My first interview on KnitFun is with the person in my life that has been the most positive and influential to my love for knitting. … Read more