Johanna comes over to the dark side

Johanna comes over to the dark side Originally uploaded by plainsight. Today marks a scary, yet momentous day in my life. For the first time ever, I thought to myself, “gee, I can’t wait untill I get some free time

Johanna’s Summer Adventure

My cousin Johanna, a textile design student at the University of Kansas, who’s interning with me this summer, has a couple of exciting things coming up. This weekend, she’s giving a demonstration of indigo dyeing at The Texile Museum in

My dream yarn store

Circles Salon is hundreds of miles away, near Boston, and I have never even been there, but from what I read about them, it’s the yarn store of my dreams. They have carefully chosen yarns that emphasize the artisan, support

Yarn Store Road Trip

Wednesday, June 28, 2006 Map Your Yarn Shop With the summer travel season upon us–many folks will be looking to plan their road trips around their yarn shopping find an LYS in their vacation spot. A few new resources have

All for the feet…

0624061652 Originally uploaded by plainsight. Doesn’t it make sense to be knitting socks while getting a pedicure? Sock picture to follow… Technorati Tags:knitting, socks, pedicure, cascade fixation, sock knitting

Tube Top

sleeveless top Originally uploaded by plainsight. Here’s a sneak peek at a tube top (with optional straps) that I’m designing for a class I’m teaching in August. I’ll post a photo of the whole thing after I figure out what

Knitting Architechture

Cat Bordhi may have been the first to knit a treehouse, but folks in London have recently knit an entire house out of unusual building materials. Part performance art, part architectural challenge–local women spent weeks preparing the pieces using large

New Publications

Hi, I’m Johanna Buschmann. I’m Amy’s cousin and for the summer I’m her intern as well. Im living in Takoma Park with her, learning all that I can about knitting, crochet, and how to blog like a pro. Amy’s letting

Finally, a finished project…

You might think I haven’t been knitting or crocheting much, as I haven’t posted about any projects lately… Actually, I’ve been really busy but yarn companies usually don’t want you to post pictures of designs until they’ve published them… So,