New Pattern Available: Knitted Slippers

Doing a little procrastinating from my real projects computer housekeeping today, and I realized I didn’t officially “announce” when I posted this pattern on Lulu back in August. so here it is, The Elfin Slippers. The link is now in

Guest Post on Rhinebeck

Some great friends met us a Rhinebeck, and after it was over, one of my friends, Ginger Parker wrote this piece for us about our trip. I asked her if I could post it here with the pictures, taken by

Comb Us Out!

My friend Leigh’s husband is British and they go back every year to visit family. This time they went to an exhibit at the Imperial War Museum about animals in WWII called The Animals’ War. Wool was hard to come

Stitches East: The Early Bird Special

I thought we were beating the crowds yesterday–arriving at Stitches in Baltimore at noon, but as Leigh and I were going in, there were folks coming out already finished with their shopping. (I really wanted to give you a photo-tour,

Home Fires are Burning

I’m a big fan of old stoves. They’re big and powerful, but can be problematic when they break. In the house we rent here in Takoma Park, we have a stove which is original to the WWII era house. It’s