Knitting 101: Part 2 – The English Knit Stitch

This is part two of my Knitting 101 video series.   In part 1 I covered creating a slip knot, and the Knitting-On Cast On.   If you are not familiar with either of these I encourage you to go back to Part 1 and watch the videos offered there. These videos were created for the … Continue reading Knitting 101: Part 2 – The English Knit Stitch

A Knitter I Wish I Knew – Maggie Righetti

This is a rewrite of the post that was scheduled for early this morning.  I don't know what happened to the draft of the original. Being that I am still figuring out WordPress I must have accidentally moved it to trash instead of published it. I apologize the re-write is so tardy, it has been … Continue reading A Knitter I Wish I Knew – Maggie Righetti

Happy Monday Morning!

Today's post is delayed due to the fact that I have a ton of errands to run, so there's no time to sit and be thoughtful. I had a post scheduled, but I guess the great internet monster ate it?? Anyway. I hope you have a great Monday morning. And with that I'll leave you … Continue reading Happy Monday Morning!

Weekend Link Love – St. Paddy’s Weekend

I hope you all are enjoying a beautiful weekend.  In some parts of the world it is still covered with a blanket of beautiful snow.  But here the weather is being unusually warm for this time of year.   Saturdays are not my days off, I rarely get any personal knitting done, and I have … Continue reading Weekend Link Love – St. Paddy’s Weekend

What to Knit – “Bloom”

I think it is safe to say that Spring has come early and is here to stay. The temps were mild last night, and we left all the windows open in our home. It was so nice having fresh air all night and hearing the birds this morning was heavenly.. But there is still some … Continue reading What to Knit – “Bloom”

Lifelines – Part Deux (or Now That We Have Them What Are They For?)

In last weeks post about Lifelines, I showed you how to add a Lifeline to your knitting project as an ounce of prevention.  If you are not familiar with what a Lifeline is, or how to add one, I suggest you go back to the first post and read up. When knitting any project, it is prudent … Continue reading Lifelines – Part Deux (or Now That We Have Them What Are They For?)

Workbasket Wednesday – Scrap Yarn Comfort Shawl

Workbasket Wednesday Scrap Yarn Comfort Shawl I have a love affair with shawls.    Ok. So I have a love affair with just about everything knitting or crocheting.  But you have to admit, there is something alluring about a shawl. A shawl can be as simple as a knit garter stitch triangle, or as complex as … Continue reading Workbasket Wednesday – Scrap Yarn Comfort Shawl