Erasing existence ….

Our condo is going up for sale. In fact, the realtor is taking photos right now downstairs. The worst thing is making the house look like no one really lives here. Dust bunnies gone. Dust gone. Desks cleared. Pillows fluffed. Now that all sounds really easy to live with right? What it really means is…

Fini!

Brooks Cable Scarf9.5 inches by 102 inches900 yards fingering weight llamaSize 5 circular needle Time spent – approximately 41 hours before blocking (over 4 weeks), 1 hour blocking. The scarf for Dr Brooks is finally complete. The doctor is a tall man, well over six feet, and needs a long scarf. Me? I’m short, really…

How local is local?

Knitters talk about their LYS (local yarn shop) and foodies talk about eating local (food from farmers markets and grown locally (although I hope you don’t include Local Table, but do include Elote if you’re visiting Tulsa restaurants)). But how close in miles must it be to be considered local? Yesterday I drove from Tulsa…

Stamina and Stealth

I did not, repeat did not cast on the Rivendell sock. It took stamina. Well, not a lot of stamina because I did, however, knit up a simple garter stitch scarf with the yummy Wensleydale yarn that I bought in Taos last year. It’s spun like dreadlocks and anything intricate or clever would just be…