Archives for October 2012

5 Tips for Scarf Knitting

Does your newest knitted scarf look like an inner tube? Is your scarf long enough to wrap around your neck and three other people, too? Have you decided on the perfect scarf pattern and then find that the yarn is discontinued? Well, help is here. Just read on to find out my 5 tips for […]

Teach Yourself Visually Knitting

I’m sure you have been impressed by people who make things with their hands. I know I am. I love going to craft fairs usually at Christmas-time and looking at all the talent that is for sale. Jewelry, woodworking, ceramics, flower art, and all things fiber art. Just how do they do that? Well, it’s […]

Turkey Deer and Candles Oh My!

October is truly flying by. Just like a witch on her broom. Swooping hours, one day following the next, until another week has rushed by and left us wondering where it went. Right now, Pike County PA is in the throws of autumn splendor. Go fifty miles to the east however, and the leaves have […]

Ocean Breezes: Scarves Inspired by the Sea

      Just when you thought there are too many books about scarves on the market, Sheryl Thies’s new book Ocean Breezes: Knitted Scarves Inspired by the Sea definitely throws that idea right out of your head.  Sheryl offers you 25 new and different ways to keep your neck warm or just fashionably decorated […]

Autumn Knitting

 There is just something about October. It comes around every year, doesn’t it, and yet it is a welcome guest every time. Yes, summer is wonderful; warm and charming, a season where even a light sweater can feel overwhelmingly hot to the touch. Where I live, in northeast Pennsylvania, the humidity is often the thing. […]

Hot Hot Hot! Newest Scarf Yarns

   Let me say this first, I love to knit scarfs! They are the most fun and best accessory in the world. And, best of all, anyone can learn how to knit a scarf. It doesn’t matter if you’ve been knitting since the 1970’s or if you just picked up a pair of knitting needles […]

A Review of Kaffe Fassett: Dreaming in Color

 Kaffe Fassett: Dreaming in Color: An Autobiography             I must say, I have been a fan of Kaffe Fassett’s for over twenty years now. His newest book called Kaffe Fassett: Dreaming in Color: An Autobiography is certainly one of the reasons why I am such a fan. In case you don’t […]