Home and the travel mojo

It feels so good to be back home! Vacation in the Desert Southwest was wonderful in so many ways – good food, nice people and incredible natural sights. Just what you want from a get away, right? There was even time to knit in the car. In fact, I almost finished my Daenerys Shawl on…

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Vacation and bears

As of Friday 12 November I’ll be on vacation meandering and hiking around Utah and New Mexico where no doubt I will find inspiration for new colorways – or maybe just get lost in the beauty of the desert Southwest. It’s happened before. According to my father I’ve been to Arches National Park before, but…

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Buffalo Gal Mittens

Wherever we end up going on vacation (Yes the plan is morphing into a different trip because of a low of 11 degrees in Taos. Tonight’s low is 7 degrees. What were we thinking?) my hands will be toasty in my Buffalo Gal mittens. They’re finally done. Just to jazz them up a little I…

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Garden Deva

One of the true highlights of our fall is always the Garden Deva Open Studio Party. It’s a chance to reconnect with market customers and friends who we haven’t seen since late September or early October and those we haven’t seen since the last Garden Deva event. Ovar gaJsHost = ((“https:” == document.location.protocol) ? “https://ssl.”…

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Itty Bitty

The thermal pattern on the mittens just didn’t fly. It was too fiddly I decided. I know from fiddly since I knit lace and socks. So I went back to the plain brown stockinette body for the mittens all the while thinking that a little umppphh could be added to the cuffs. Last night I…

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