A virtual move and a physical one…

The move to my new domain has prompted me to finally tell you about another much bigger, real move for our family. First, maybe a bit of background. I don’t talk about family stuff that much on the blog, and

Two New Patterns! – Men’s Raglan and Shawl

As promised before the yarn party, I’ve finally put the finishing touches on the patterns for Nhoj’s Raglan–an top-down crocheted men’s sweater, and the Antique Lace Shawl–a triangle lace crocheted shawl worked in one ball (plus oddments for the edging)

Year of the Rat: baby beanie and booties

Crochetroo designed this amazing Year of the Rat hat and booties–I love the rat tail on the top of the hat, and the adorable nose toes for the booties. I’m hoping I hear about a baby I can make these

One Step Forward…

I made significant progress on the round yoke last night… If you consider my ripping out 4 hours of crocheting this morning progress. I do, actually, I’ve now got a sound grasp of the concept, As Robyn said, “It’s like

Yarn Party Pictures

March08 408 Originally uploaded by javajem Oh Look! There’s a flickr pool of the yarn party–here’s a shot someone took of my table–you can’t see all the squishy garments I had on display, but there’s Jay in the front trying

EZ Quote of the day…

I’ve been flipping through old knitting books looking for inspiration about round yokes, and stumbled upon this gem in Knitting Without Tears: “Norwegian color pattern knitting and the making of Scottish Argylls have a watery waste between them as deep

Blog Interview

Hi All–a while back Kiba the Diva invited me to be interviewed for her blog, and today she posted the results. Thanks, Kiba! This picture is not me getting my first taste of yarn as a child ;-). It’s the