It’s a Boy or a Girl! Therefore, Let It Be Yellow

Right before Christmas I shopped for yarn in order to make my daughter and her husband scarves.  I’m a sucker for richly colored and textured yarns.  I’m a weaver, which explains it.  Since I no longer weave as my livelihood I occasionally am drawn to creatively express through knitting.  There was a huge bin ofContinue reading “It’s a Boy or a Girl! Therefore, Let It Be Yellow”

Supporting My Habit

My husband supports my habit, and I’m thankful for that.  On Friday I went into the hobby store for yarn, just one skein, for just one knitting project.  However, the on sale bin was newly loaded with discontinued yarn, which I couldn’t resist. My thought process was all the knitting that would take place onContinue reading “Supporting My Habit”

The Skinny on Knitting

I’m hoping skinny is a side effect of this past couple of weeks of marathon knitting.  On Friday I sent a cabled red scarf to my daughter for her to wear during the Christmas season. Shortly thereafter, I began a green one for her husband. I’ve also recently been counting calories using an IphoneContinue reading “The Skinny on Knitting”

Knitting a Cable Scarf

For the last three days I’ve been consumed with knitting.  It’s going to be a homemade Christmas for the most part.  I’m really on a beginner level in knitting but have wanted to do cable.  I found an easy pattern –  I’m thankful for that.  I at first tried a more complicated one butContinue reading “Knitting a Cable Scarf”