I have a lot of things to be thankful for this week! Here are the ones I can think of right now, in no particular order: 80’s music, and particular 80’s music accessible on YouTube. Why yes, I am listening to some of it right now, as it happens! Alaska Airlines. They get it done… Continue reading Thankful Thursday
Thanks to Alissa at Headknits for sharing this quiz! 1. Share an image of a knitting pattern you love but would probably never knit. I love this guy – Yeti for Bed from Interweave Knits. I love his expression and his little union suit and bunny slippers! But I will probably never make him. Though… Continue reading Knitting Quiz
40 odd things about me . . . Please play along! I love reading them. 1. Do you like mustard? Love it! 2. Choice of carbonated beverage? Seltzer water with tonic water as a close second3. Ever traveled to another country? Yes, Canada once4. Whiskey, Tequila, Vodka? If it’s got to be one of these, whiskey.… Continue reading 40 Odd Things About Me
Selbu Mittens by Anne Bardsgard is not kidding around. It is a heavily researched and richly illustrated book containing everything you could conceivably want to know about Selbu mittens – history, methodology, and if you want to knit along – patterns. It claims to have 500 charts and 35 classic patterns, and I feel like… Continue reading Knitter’s Bookshelf: Selbu Mittens
I got done knitting my Perfect Blend shawl Thursday night, which was a relief – it’s another one of those project that felt like it took forever, though objectively it wasn’t that long. It was waiting in hibernation for a few months, but that’s not quite the same thing as working on it for all… Continue reading Perfect Blend Shawl is Done!
Starting this week with thanks for the blog buddies who started this chain of thankfulness – this is a great exercise in thinking about all the good things in my life. Some other things I’m thankful for today: Social media. I know there’s a lot not to like about social media. But what is good… Continue reading Thankful Thursday
I am four (4) rows away from being done with my Perfect Blend shawl! Probably within the next day or two it will be finished and blocking. So what’s next? This question is complicated because I am traveling for a few days. So it has to be something I can knit on a plane, and… Continue reading Next?