0816061450 Originally uploaded by plainsight. Now and Then, the little gift shop in Takoma Park where I teach knitting is dramatically expanding their yarn selection. The’ve recently added Malabrigo yarn–an ultra-soft merino hand-dyed in a cooperative in Uruguay. (They also
It’s been a busy summer, and believe it or not, when the recent issue of Crochetme came out, I devoured the patterns and articles, but forgot about my own contribution–this report on the Maryland Sheep and Wool festival. So you
The little local Takoma Gazette wrote a short piece about my kids knitting classes. I missed seeing the print version, but found it online this morning. You have to scroll way down the page to “Learn to Knit” to see
IMG_1819.JPG Originally uploaded by plainsight. I’ve fallen a bit behind in my blogging, so the needles pictured are actually from early July… I was teaching a class at the Takoma Park Rec Center–a rough-around-the-edges sort of place with extremely caring
IMG_2068 Originally uploaded by plainsight. I’ve been away from home for about a week–visiting family and staying at our little cottage in the north woods of Wisconsin (making friends with butterflies and canoeing, but not doing much knitting or crocheting).
Robyn posted a story about a grocery store bagger on a marine corps base who crochets afghans on the side a few days ago on her site–and while I know many men who knit and crochet, what caught my eye
Originally uploaded by plainsight. Who would have thought that a pirate cruise in Baltimore’s inner harbor would be fodder for fiber blogging? Well, as we set off to the metro to catch the train to Baltimore, Selma said–oh mom! I
Ahoy Knitter! Originally uploaded by plainsight. This is Charlie–he was one of the “real” crew on the Pirate cruise (There was also a Pirate crew who entertained the kids with swashbuckling madness). Charlie saw Johanna and me frantically knitting our