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NaKniSweMo Wrap Up

It is official – another addition to the National Knit a Sweater Month archives – I think this is my 5th one? – of sweaters knit within the month of November. I didn’t challenge myself too much in the technique [...]

Alpaca Festival

Had it not been for Twitter and someone’s small mention of the Maryland Alpaca Festival this weekend… well, I wouldn’t have been able to see these precious faces!  The huge Maryland Sheep and Wool festival in May attracts thousands of [...]

Winter is Coming

Making plans for winter sweaters is the highlight of my knitting year. With a million pattern choices (and a growing number of great ones everyday) it takes times to find the ones that you really want.  You match them up [...]

The Rights of the Reader

The Rights of the Reader by Daniel Pennac My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book is a gem. Something that any reader will hold close to their heart. The essays are translated from the original French work by the [...]

Late-comer

Late-comer

You may remember my NaKniSweMo forays of the past (National Knit a Sweater Month) – I have participated a few times in the last few years, always able to come in right under the deadline of November 30th.  I got [...]