Down To The Wire

I’m down to the wire with my required Christmas knitting.  I finished up this scarf for my husband’s cousin last week, blocked it after our company left and now it’s ready to ship to the Windy City.  It’s the only item that I agreed to knit for someone else to give away.  Honestly, I only…
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Knitting For A Cause

Christmas Knitting is in full swing at our house.  I finished up several projects over the weekend and took the time to work on a hat for a good cause.  This hat is going to the Newspapers in Education Auction that we hold at our office every year.  NIE works to put newspapers in classrooms,…
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Hippie Spice Socks

One gift down.  Lots more to do!  These are what I’m calling the Hippie Spice Socks.  They’re going to our daycare lady for her birthday this week.  No, she’s not a hippie.  I just find the name funny since it’s a combination of Market Spice and what I think of when I hear "flower power." …
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Putzing

I was eating alone the other day (I often do this for lunch) at a local restaurant.  I finished my meal in record time so that I would have some extra time to knit.  I realize that this is not the healthiest way to eat, but I’ve got Christmas looming as a deadline.  I’m to…
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Dying To Knit

What does a knitter do when she finds an incredible deal on 100% merino wool, but it’s not quite in the color she had wanted?  She dyes it! I had wanted a navy blue yarn to knit my daughter a sweater with.  I started off with a very pretty pale blue yarn.  I dumped it…
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