cobalt over mediterranean

This Verdaia is one of those projects that just knits itself. You know the type… one day it’s just a little triangle on the needles, and overnight it’s apparently become a living, breathing demander of all knitting attention, flying off the needles at breakneck pace with nary a care for keeping you up to late, missing meals or work hours, or anything other than the…

truly tempting

May 4th, 2010 memes, pets, spinning

If you haven’t guessed from my blog silence, I’ve been really busy lately. Lots of behind-the-scenes stuff that keeps me occupied and interested, but makes for really lousy blog content. When I’m busy like this, my knitting usually DOESN’T suffer. I *need* it to keep me going! My spinning, however, hasn’t been so lucky. I haven’t touched my wheel in a long time, and I’m…

simple socks

Jan 28th, 2009 knitting, memes, swaps

Here’s another project that I started recently… be careful you don’t get yourself overly excited, now! I know it’s thrilling, but please don’t let viewing this project disrupt your otherwise uneventful day. I mean, plain stockinette socks!! Does it get any more exciting?! I can joke about their lack of design complexity, but I chose this project because I love knitting stockinette in the round….

Secret Pal 12 questionnaire

shhh secret

What follows is my questionnaire for participating in Secret Pal 12. But I invite anyone who wants to learn more about me to read it! 1. What is/are your favorite yarn/s to knit with? What fibers do you absolutely *not* like? I am definitely a sock yarn junkie, and of course I always fall for luxury blend type of yarns. I also love working with…

gift giveaways

May 10th, 2008 knitting, memes, swaps

Congratulations to Debbie and Katie O., your numbers came up in the random generator to win the stitch marker giveaway! I’ve emailed you and hope to hear back soon so I can get your prizes off on their way to you. Everyone has been so obliging and excited about the new giveaways site, so I am definitely going to go ahead with my high-stakes drawing…