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Sunset of Orange and Yellow

Only eleven hours left in the day (and the orange and yellow month of April), I think it is pretty safe to say that I will not have a complete PS knit for this month. Why did April fly by [...]

Developing a Knitting Philosophy

I learned to knit in November 2003. I took a "knit and purl" class at a local craft store. My first project was a sampler scarf (garter, ribbed and stockinette mix) with an acrylic/wool blend. Although it took a little [...]

With Nature in Mind…

…Earth Day Meditations… Extend the life cycle of your possessions. Find a new use for something old. Refurbish old pieces of furniture. Recycle old fabrics and sweaters. Give them a new life with a simple makeover. Felt an old sweater [...]

Paper Pinwheel

When I was in New York last month, I came across a wonderful Japanese book store near Rockefeller Plaza. At the shop, I picked up an origami notecard set: decorative papers with good illustrated instructions for many patterns. This simple [...]

Mamma Mia

Yesterday was my mom’s birthday. I knit a pair of socks for her. Addie’s Socks Yarn: Cascade Fixation SprayDyed #9862 Pattern: Fiber Trends’ Hellen’s Favorite Socks (modified) Needles: Inox Pony Pearls, size 2 DPNs So, this is the secret knit [...]