I’m heading to Wisconsin and Kansas in a couple of weeks for a little vacation with the kids, and for my cousin Johanna‘s wedding to her fiancé Ryan. (Aren’t they cute?)
It is still quite hot, I understand, “down south,” (i.e. anywhere south of Alaska), so I’ll be bringing my Hemp Shawlette:
It’s soft, but not warm, like . . . → Read More: A shawl for late summer
Yesterday we got a huge dump of wet, wet snow, the city almost shut down which is saying a lot for Cordova. The snow removal machines (And James who seems to be constantly shoveling our BIG driveway) have had a very hard time keeping up. Snow keeps falling off the roof (roofalanche!) and piling up in . . . → Read More: Tis the Season for snow, and gifts!
Because everyone should get a little treat on tax day, and because I wore Waltz the other day and renewed my love for it, I think you should have one too. Therefore, for today only, Waltz is only $2.00. Enjoy!
Waltz is cozy, and lightweight, stretchy and lacy all at once. It’s flattering and fun to wear. . . . → Read More: Tax Day Treat – Waltz Pattern Sale
Here’s something fun I saw on Twitter today, while I had a quick break from soothing Jay who had an earache.
Jess, tweeted to say “Knit and crochet patterns work on the Kindle!” She linked to a picture of her new Kindle 2:
And look–the pattern she tried out first is the Cosmopolitan Cowl. I have been actively . . . → Read More: Digital Patterns Get Portable
It’s interesting (and a relief) to finally begin to dig down into my virtual and actual to-do piles now that I’m catching up on things after the move. In May, right before moving, I was putting the finishing touches on a few new patterns, getting them ready for the Columbus TNNA trade show, having photoshoots and . . . → Read More: Now with More Yak-A Baby Hat Pattern
If you had asked me a year ago, I never would have guessed that my most-used handmade item would be my tea cozy, but it is! I make a big pot of tea each morning and my cozy keeps it warm for a long time. I’ve finally uploaded the pattern, so you can make one . . . → Read More: Crochet for Every Day
Carol Ventura has a great post today about how she designed the Sunburst Bowl that’s in the current issue of Crochet Today (A must-have issue, by the way, that features top designers and great editors working within the strict constraints of using only one family of yarns–Red Heart–doing a fabulous job of creating home . . . → Read More: Carol’s Mandala
…is a tattoo parlor. Yesterday, Emily and I were taking a break from de-cluttering and went shopping for buttons. She dared me to get a tattoo, so…
It’s really a “tattoo sleeve.” I’m not sure when (or why) I got this in the first place, but it’s one of the things . . . → Read More: Downstairs from the fabric store…