Archives for January 2013

My Grandmother’s Crochet Lessons

When I was very young, a long, long time ago, my maternal grandparents were two of my favorite people. We saw them all the time and especially on weekends. They lived in Elizabeth, NJ and we lived in Roselle Park. It was a two-story home with tenants on the first floor. All the houses on those blocks […]

URGENT NOTICE – Never Be In the Dark Again With a Stitch Light!

In my recent blog post from November 8, 2012, I talked about how Superstorm Sandy devastated parts of New Jersey that I know so well.  In fact, I couldn’t even publish one word of my getting through the big blow, because for 5 days I was, too, without any electricity or cable service. To that […]

Curly Knitted Scarves: Why You Don’t Want Them

  Now that we are right in the middle of winter, knitting a scarf may be one of the things on your to-do list this month. Nothing is more frustrating, though, than knitting a pretty scarf only to watch it curl up like last month’s Christmas ribbon. Pretty, but not what you’re looking for. Then there […]