Knitting of the Mind

Do you ever have periods where all you do is think about working on projects but nothing gets made? Well, I’m on vacation, so I don’t have any deadline knitting, but since I made a swatch on the airplane, I

Art in the Air

We’re having a rare sunny day, so I’m going to post quickly and get Outside! This Sunday I got to go to an open house held by members of a woodcut printmaking class here in Cordova. Artist Andrea Rich came

Now printer-friendly

photo credit: spbutterworth I’ve wanted to add this feature to my blog for a long time. I’ve just found a new Word Press plugin that creates a pop-up printer-friendly version of any of my posts. So–if you want to print

Drifting Satellites and Books in the Mail

photo credit: indi.ca I’m writing this in my text editor because a Russian satellite has apparently drifted from its proper orbit and it’s messing with our Internet access here in the cloudy, rainy North. Sound like a conspiracy? Maybe. But

A shawl for late summer

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 fiancĂ© Ryan. (Aren’t they cute?) It is still quite hot, I understand, “down south,”

Granny Anatomy (Gran-atomy??)

I’ve been dreaming up squares lately for a blanket for the book. I want something solid probably just two colors. When you’re crocheting a traditional granny square, you’re working completely in chain spaces, not stitches: I wanted a solid square,