Create Beautiful Knitting Gifts

Gift giving. We love getting gifts, don’t we? There’s nothing that comes back to me more clearly about my childhood than getting gifts. Christmas gifts, birthday gifts, gifts for getting the extra-special report card,  or losing a tooth,  or dancing the BEST recital dance that year. I L-O-V-E-D getting gifts. Must have been that narcissistic […]

The Beginners Guide to Knitting: A Book Review

You know how it is. Seems a new knitting book comes along about every hour on the hour! You just can’t keep up. If you like hardcover, paperback, or digital, there is always something for you!   Just the other day, in my inbox, was a sample from Amazon for new knitting books. In taking […]

Lace from the Attic – A Book Review

There are so many aspects of knitting to love. Traditional knit and purl stitches create beautiful knitting projects; cable stitches bring out your expertise in afghans or sweaters; dropped stitches add to whatever you’re knitting in wavy rows, and ribbing and edgings are so versatile that you never have to knit the same one twice. […]

Oh Happy Day!

    Christmas is here. Hanukkah, too, and we are looking forward to celebrating a New Year soon. How quickly times goes by. How too often, we fly through our days hardly noticing the hours ticking by. Many endeavors fill our days; are we just filling up the days with “stuff” or are we using […]

Knitting Bags for Everything and Everything In Its Place

Knitting has for me taken center-stage for many years. Really, I do believe there’s no getting through the day without the thought that somewhere along the line I will sit down with my needle and yarns. Ah bliss! So whenever I travel, my knitting comes along. And so should yours! Whether it’s a 2-hour car […]

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 […]

A Knitting Phenomenon

  Knitting has been around forever. In fact, it’s probably older than the hills. And just as resilient. In the year 2012 it is just as popular as ever! Who knew? If you have never knitted, or are considering knitting, or are a beginning knitter, or an established knitter, keep reading. Because there is something […]