Charity Knitting

Knitters are some of the most generous people I know.  Recently 2 charity knitting opportunities have come to light in our area.  The first is for the Bethany Crisis Nursery in Morgan Park.  They have been hit hard by the economy this year and their clothing room is suffering.  New or gently used winter outerwear…
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Gifts For Knitters

With the holidays right around the corner, I thought I would give all the non-knitters out there an idea of what constitutes a good gift for a knitter.  All of these ideas should be easily found in the KupN area (meaning Northern Wisconsin and Northern Minnesota).  For the love of all things holy, please please…
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You’ve Got Mail!

I love getting packages in the mail.  I don’t know if it’s something about being the daughter of a mailman or what it is, but there’s just something special about getting a package or a handwritten letter in the mail. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a huge fan of email, I just like getting snail…
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Little Pig, Little Pig, Go Away!

Swatchity Swatch Swatch   I would like to ask the swine flu to please leave my home.  We’ve been battling this bug since last Wednesday with one child or the other.  In the meantime, very little knitting has been happening.  It’s hard to knit when you’re playing nurse to a 5 year old and a…
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Keeping Up With The Joneses

I’ve never really considered myself a trendy person.  It’s not like I’m lagging far behind the times, I just don’t feel the need to run out and buy the latest skinny jeans or whatever is new this week.  So why is it, that when it comes to the flu, my family needs to keep up…
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