Bags of Fun!

Or.... alternatively titled..... The day I dig WIPs out of hibernation. This year I am determined to clean out or use up a large majority of my yarn stash.  This is inclusive to finishing all of my current knitting projects. This weekend I organized my craft desk and decided to pull out a few of … Continue reading Bags of Fun!

A simple new beginning.

Dear Knitting friends.   It has been a while since I have gotten to chat with you.   I have taken this past year and a half off from blogging, because, well, it was just too much. I started my little blog with the intent of helping others learn to knit, and to share all … Continue reading A simple new beginning.

Workbasket Wednesday – Valois Shawl – And the end of July is here!

My typing fingers have been silent a lot lately.  But not because they want to be!  July has been an extremely busy month for all of us.   I ended a temporary job, started a new part time job, secured an arrangement to teach knitting classes (more of that soon), and the girls and I … Continue reading Workbasket Wednesday – Valois Shawl – And the end of July is here!

On my needles now – Valois Shawl by Alexandra Beck

The weather here in Ok is sweltering (it is summer, I am sure it is sweltering everywhere).  I just finished knitting two baby afghans for belated baby gifts, and the last thing I wanted to knit right now is another heavy project.  But there are only so many dish cloths you can do for summer … Continue reading On my needles now – Valois Shawl by Alexandra Beck

Lifelines – What to do when the project is over

A few months ago, I posted about knitting lifelines. I hope I was able to give you a good understanding of what they are for, and how to use them when knitting your lace project. But I kind left it hanging with the last post,  and didn't explain what to do with them once your project is … Continue reading Lifelines – What to do when the project is over

Workbasket Wednesday – Happy First Day of Summer!

It is here at last! Summer!  Although we have been experiencing summer weather for about a month now, summer finally made its appearance on the calendar. I found this oldie on YouTube and had to share! I love Nat King Cole 🙂 The Lazy Crazy Days of Summer - Nat King Cole http://youtu.be/Im8n-BYkCZQ I'm taking … Continue reading Workbasket Wednesday – Happy First Day of Summer!

Finished at last!

The past few months I have been too busy with other areas to do anything knitting wise. Gardening season is in fullswing and every spare minute has been devoted to getting the garden ready and tending it. But now the garden is in daily maintenence mode for a few weeks so that has freed up … Continue reading Finished at last!