Day 2: Skill + 1up

For Day 2, we get to blog about: “Look back over your last year of projects and compare where you are in terms of skill and knowledge of your craft to this time last year. Have you learned any new skills or forms of knitting/crochet (can you crochet cable stitches now where you didn’t even […]

Who am I – Goldilocks?

In approaching the knitting of my next cardigan project, Every Last Yard, I had to swatch, naturally.  I had talked with the designer, Amy Swenson (aka Indigirl) about achieving such a “Aran” gauge (16 stitches per 4 inches) with only worsted-weight yarn on 4.5mm needles.  She told me to wash and block the swatch, then […]

New Desk!

This past weekend, when I strolled into the local London Drugs store (a western Canada pharmacy, that also sells other things, like electronics and some small furniture) for a pack of Kleenex tissue, I came out with a new desk.  I’m not sure how it happened really.  Ah, who am I kidding…?  It was on […]

Neglecting my readers?

I’ve been meaning to post here, and, in fact, have three or four posts already in the works.  It’s just been such a crazy, busy week with the Gaia’s Colours Sale (which has far exceeded my expectations), that I’ve had little time to do much else.  I think as things settle down in the next […]