say cheese

Apr 5th, 2010 knitting, other, work

Here’s another commission knitting project, where I got fabulous professional images back to show for it. You might recall that I knitted the Master Charles hat out of O-wool Classic back in December for Tot Toppers to show as a model. My photos were OK, although those styrofoam head shots always seem a little creepy. But didn’t the Tot Toppers photographer do an excellent job…

cat on my stuff

Mar 29th, 2010 other, pets

Londie, come on. I know that I put my dpn roll down on “your” spot on the bed, but seriously. That can NOT be comfortable.

blue moon

Jan 1st, 2010 other, yarn p8rn fridays

Happy New Year! This post will engage in activity fairly unpopular for New Year’s Day: looking back into the past. Well, only into yesterday, when I had the extreme good fortune and pleasure of visiting Blue Moon Fiber Arts’ open house in Scappoose, OR! It was a delightfully terrible day for a drive… I absolutely love the wet winter weather here, and yesterday was almost…

wool wary

Oct 14th, 2009 cooking, knitting, other

A few years back, I knitted and felted the Hot out of the Oven potholder set from Knit Picks, using their feltable wool and free pattern for the project. I blogged about it way back then, and have been using them happily in the kitchen ever since, including making a second set as a housewarming present for my sister. Wool, a natural insulator, makes great…

morel mushroom

Oct 12th, 2009 motif monday, other, patterns

According to my website analytics, having my patterns linked to from Knitting Pattern Central has been the biggest source of traffic to this blog.  Obviously, if you are looking for fiber arts content or knitting patterns, this is your type of blog and you’re in the right place. However, there is part of my blog’s content that continually brings traffic from all over the web,…