Knitting Round Up

Can I just tell you how incredibly pleased I am with these sock blockers?  For many many years I used homemade sock blockers.  They worked ok, but it was slow going on the drying process as these were made out of vinyl placemats and they held water.  Then I upgraded to plastic sock blockers.  That…
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Knitting In The Wild

Our family took a short vacation to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area about 5 minutes after school was out for the year.  Actually, it was two days after, but it felt like 5 minutes. We travelled with my father-in-law and my husband’s good friend from college who just happens to now live in Alaska.  We were…
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Return Of A Highly Caffeinated Knitter

The school year has ended and I feel like I can cut back a little on my high caffeine consumption.  Just a little mind you.  After all, my day does not truly start without coffee.  OK, so I go and work out before coffee, but that’s only because I don’t have to string words together…
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Blame It On The Cold Meds

Confession is good for the soul, right? I confess, I might have done something that flies in the face of all my knitterly instincts.  I might have done something that is a crime against the yarn itself. Or… it might turn out really cool. I had this lovely delicious skein of Single Silky Targhee from…
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Oh January….

Oh January, why do you act this way every year?  You start with a day or so off filled with the sparkle of the New Year, and then you push straight through to the hustle of crazy busy at work, short days, and cold, gray gloominess outside.  January is filled with projects and events for…
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