Mother Bear Project, Knitting For Love

There is nothing like a Mother Bear Project, Knitting For Love. Just a quick post today, Friday the 13th, to let you in on an extraordinary knitting secret; knitting for those in need is the best knitting of all! With all of the talk about Valentine’s Day, I am reminded of all of the blessings […]

Can Knitting Make You Healthier?

Yes, knitting can make you healthier! Sounds almost mystical, but having a hobby that we love, can often mute or take away pain we experience in daily living. And I’m talking about all types of pain, physical and emotional. In light of the tragedy with Robin Williams this past week, it’s GOOD to focus on […]

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 […]