Goal oriented thinking.

While the blog has been silent for two weeks, the blogger has been knitting. Knitting like a woman possessed some would say. I’ve been wearing my silk Aeolian a lot lately and have been eager to finish the green silk Laminaria that I cast on in mid-March. The joys of knitting with silk lace yarn…

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Climbing Rose Mitten Kit

The recent season premiere of Mad Men had many people buzzing. It’s such a popular show that Newsweek celebrated the return of the series with an issue chock full of 1960’s style advertising. As I flipped through the pages, enjoying the ads and all of the photos accompanying the articles I had to smile. That…

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Road Trip Recap

Before leaving on any trip the first thing I do is pack my knitting bag. My clothing gets shoved in the backpack in a matter of minutes, which explains a lot about why I often end up packing the wrong clothes for whatever weather we encounter, but the knitting gets special attention. This was to…

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Ride America

This week marked our fifth time to host Warm Showers bicyclists at our farm. It’s always a treat to meet the interesting people who chose, for whatever reason, to travel by bicycle. This time our guests were four women, Jane, Stephanie, Jeanie, and Chelsea who are riding across the US promoting bicycle safe routes. You…

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March MadKnits!!! NCAA Tournament Pool!!!

  [one_fourth]  [/one_fourth] [one_fourth]  [/one_fourth] [one_fourth]  [/one_fourth] [one_fourth_last] [/one_fourth_last]     Announcing the First Annual Lost City Knits NCAA Basketball Tournament Pool! Yes, March Madness hits Lost City, too, but here it should be called March MadKnits. Anyone who is interested in yarn is welcome to enter, because we’re going to pony up winner’s choice…

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WIPs Update – the Extremities

The past few week’s knitting has been devoted entirely to hands and feet projects. The two socks from the last post are each coming along nicely. Stalagmites from the Cookie A. book Knit.Sock.Love require concentration because of the intricate cables but I am thoroughly loving them. The DVD Socks are completely rocking the bright orange…

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