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!…

Happy Trails!

A few quick pics of the newest FO just off the wires. Happy Trails Scarf design by Evelyn Clark The yarn used was a gifting from farm friends at Living Kitchen, and is from their guard llama Pascal (picture coming soon). My daughter picked out the design and the yarn, along with pearls that are…

Shhhhh….

It’s midnight and I really should be in bed but I’ve been knitting instead. This is the Arkansas Diamonds Shawl by Natural State Knitter. Isn’t it lovely! I’m using Malabrigo Lace in Marron Oscurro that I bought last fall at Taos Sunflower. I’m really excited about this shawl and am hoping to have it finished…

Mad for Silk!

I’ve knit a repeat or two now on the llama lace stole, Encaje de la LLama, and love the cinnamon color. The champagne silk I bought from Amy of Madelinetosh is in queue as well. I’ve decided on the Gossamer Star Scarf from the Summer 08 Interweave Knits for this luscious yarn. Fingering through my…

Relief

I’m creating relief for myself. I’ve placed overwhelming tasks on my schedule that simply are not compatible with the season – the season of my life – the farming season. It’s spring, almost summer, and I’m trying to read a 600-page history book. While John Adams is very interesting – I would probably be happier…