I’ve spent the past little while on Ravelry going back over the patterns submitted by qualified entries (those that shared a link about the contest elsewhere) in the 10shawls2010 contest. It was tough. There are some stunning designs out there. If you’re wondering what lace to knit next, any of the projects suggested would make for…Details
In less than twelve hours we’ll walk across to the old farmhouse to ring the bell ten times. This morning as I walked through the lower pasture, the barnyard, and up to the north pasture my thoughts crossed as many paths as tracks I saw in the melting snow. Although I’ve been coming to this…Details
Inspiration comes from many places. The January addition to the yarn line are warm and spicy colors because on these cold winter nights it’s the kitchen that draws me. In a fine lace alpaca yarn with a slight halo we have three spices to tempt you. Each is 950+ yards/90grams $28 plus $5 Priority Shipping…Details
As I begin uploading the photos below into Flickr the Louis Armstrong and Jimmy Durante classic, What a Wonderful World, was playing. I truly feel that I live in a wonderful world. Other people pass along those Fwd: emails that tell you about why we’re supposed to be happy and thankful for your family. They…Details
I hope everyone has had a safe and happy December thus far! Here on Clear Creek the week has been beautiful! Sleet followed by five-six inches of powdery snow arrived on Christmas Eve. Early in the day Chris and I busied about preparing for what often happens when storms hit our neck of the woods…Details
Edited to Add: The contest is over! Happy New Year Everyone! A winner will be announced soon. Thanks to everyone for all the inspiration. On Ravelry there is a new group formed with the goal of knitting 10 lace shawls in 2010. Ten Shawls in twelve months. Yeah – it’s crazy. To qualify as…Details
I think Mom likes her shawl. Wanna see how it turned out? Chris took some photos of me modeling Petals of Pink Champagne before I took it to Mom.
You’ve heard of comfort food right? This morning I told Chris I didn’t feel well and I needed comfort knitting. It’s that knitting that isn’t frivolous and isn’t fancy. It just makes you feel good. And usually it’s fast. I think this is part of why people knit dish clothes (although I’ve never done it…Details