Optimistically Speaking

Every year my Optimist Club does a hat knitting challenge.  It started many years ago when I had a hair-brained scheme  to get the (mostly) older men in my Optimist Club to do a project for the local hospitals.  I thought I could teach them to knit and they could knit a few hats here…
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There’s A Season For That

Have you ever noticed how people tend to get married or have babies in waves? We’re in the middle of one of those waves.  Several of our friends and family members are having babies right now.  Between December and June there are 4 babies.  There’s not much I like more than knitting for little people! …
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On Your Mark, Get Set, Knit!

Is it Friday yet?  It feels like a Friday.  January kind of hit me in one fell swoop this week – and here we are more than half-way through the month.  Oiy! Here’s What’s on My Mind… February is going to be a great month for knitting.  First of all, there’s the Super Bowl.  Which…
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Hello 2018

I did a little experiment this fall.  I wrote down in my planner every project I was working on or planned to work on.  I wrote the start date, end date, if the ends were woven in, and if I photographed it. I have finished 17 projects since September!  That’s not bad.  Not bad at…
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A Sweater Place

It struck me the other day when someone asked me what I liked most to knit, that I was in a sweater place.  Most of what has been on my needles the last few months has been sweaters. There’s been this little guy.  It’s the Zip Up Cardigan by Hannah Fetig.   I have to…
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