Deep South

Things I like about Memphis: Southern drawl – deep and thick. BBQ – Memphis style dry ribs. Hospitality – the forgotten art. And older women who freely admit to loving Vodka tonics. I wonder how long it’d take me to develop a slow drawl and fondness for hard liquor? var gaJsHost = ((“https:” == document.location.protocol)…

Hittin' the road

We’re taking our lavender stand on the road again. Memphis and the Pink Palace this time around. What knitting am I taking you ask? Ozark Autumn will go along for the ride, along with llama yarn for some necessary swatching. var gaJsHost = ((“https:” == document.location.protocol) ? “https://ssl.” : “http://www.”);document.write(unescape(“%3Cscript src=’” + gaJsHost + “google-analytics.com/ga.js’…

Endless

There is never enough time to do everything I want. There are endless projects I want to knit, books to read, places to visit, people to meet… Reading Anais Nin’s Diary over coffee at breakfast (while holding it at full arm’s stretch because I left my reading glasses in my knitting bag) I want to…

Dazed and Confused

No – I’m not writing about our first glimpse of Matthew McConaughey or reliving my horrid high school days. Although while we’re on the subject let’s just admit that he is very pretty and much better looking without that 1976 hair style, but aren’t we all? The second weekend in September I found myself in…

50 State Traveling Shawl!

Go here for the latest news on the Traveling Shawl Project. Briefly…Over the next year fifty knitters, one from each of the states, will each knit six rows on a lace shawl. Once the shawl is complete it will be raffled on Ravelry and the proceeds will go to the Susan G Koman Foundation for…

Ozark Autumn

Here’s a quick and dirty post as I head out of town. Something has been whispering in my ear. Autumn’s coming…autumn’s coming… Do you hear it too? It’s nearly time to cast on my Ozark Autumn Shawl. If you haven’t heard about it. Go here or here. If you’re a Ravelry member join our KnitALong!…