Knitting (or really any kind of crafting) in public seems, for some reason, to be somewhat problematic. In spite of being a relatively harmless activity, crafting in public seems to bother people. Not everyone, obviously, but enough so that there are whole conversation threads on Ravelry about issues people have had knitting in public. I’m… Continue reading PDK (Public Displays of Knitting)
*WIP = Works In Progress As I keep complaining, I have a few projects going on right now. For those of you following along from home, here’s how they’re going… Geek Along afghan squares Coming along pretty nicely! These blocks represent, in the upper row, Saturn Girl and Guardian, (I know – I’ve never heard… Continue reading WIP Wednesday!
Tourist season is upon us here in Alaska! This is the season when cruise ships begin appearing in our ports, and visitors come and go via plane, train and automobile. Although winter is pretty too, summer is pretty darn glorious here in the last frontier. So what better time to come and see all there… Continue reading A Guide to AK Yarn Shops for Visitors
This past week I went to Seward, AK for work, and managed to squeeze in a visit to one of my favorite yarn shops in AK – A Flyin’ Skein! This is a pretty good yarn shop – certainly pretty amazing for being in a small town – with great stock and a friendly proprietress.… Continue reading A Flyin’ Skein in Seward, AK
Today’s post (text and photos) is from guest blogger Katy! She is known as @kpknitty on Instagram. She is a brilliant knitter and all-around great person 🙂 As a knitter of 10 years and new hand spinner, I decided it was the perfect time to pay my first visit to the annual Maryland Sheep and… Continue reading 44th Annual Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival – Guest Post!
Well, since I last wrote, I’ve been making decent progress on all three fronts – nothing dramatic, but all is going well. Which, from a blogging perspective is a little frustrating 🙂 But from a “getting things done” perspective, it’s good news. So here’s what I have unexcitingly been up to in the past week.… Continue reading Drifting Along