The Yarn Aisle

Let’s go to Michaels, I said. And he said sure. If that isn’t saying something I don’t know what is. ♥️ The boyfriend (Rick) mentioned he wants to learn to crochet. As you can see, …

Next Up: Stony Brook

I finished up the Oyster Bay shawl last week. The knitting is done, shawl is blocked, pattern is written. Just two more crucial things: photos and test knitting. (Interested in test knitting? Send me an …

Darn Good

More yarn is probably the last thing I need. Well, it’s definitely the last thing I need. I have no space to put anything! However, I keep seeing this Darn Good Yarn monthly box around. …

Not Much

Not much knitting or crochet happened over the weekend. A little, but nothing of real interest. I am very very close to done with the Oyster Bay shawl. Within 10 rows. Of course, they’re long …

Little Things

The only way to make it through this thing called commuting is to be able to find calm, peace, beauty, and inspiration in little moments. Maybe it’s the early morning quiet while the train is …

Future Designs

Designing, designing… I live for this. My brain never lets the designer in me turn off. It’s good and bad. I can’t make it all! I’m thinking of going back to my sample knitters/crocheters. When …

Weave and Spin

I was intrigued by Lion Brand’s Jumbo Alpaca as soon as I saw it. It comes in a hank of 62 yards. It’s gigantic and soft and kind of bizarre looking and I like things …

Make a Statement

I knew I wanted to knit this scarf the moment I saw the yarn. The texture and color and idea all made perfect sense together. Jumbo Alpaca is so soft you can pretty much curl …