I love texture. I love dolman sleeves. I love oversized tops and I love hoods. What can I say? I love this project! However, I wasn’t thrilled when Vogue Knitting, 360 suggested muppet-like. (Keep in mind, it was knitted in purple.) No, I do not want to look like a muppet nor did I…
Color 25, Lot 661488 SOLD!
The saga of the dye lot has finally come to a close but not without a continuing story of twists and turns, hope and disappointment, and finally success!
Yarning About Dye Lots (Part 2 of 2)
It appears the package of mismatched dye lots must have been received by the scandalous company as I now see a refund on my account. Of course, there is this thing called a re-stocking fee, shipping, and who-knows-what-else so I see I have been docked $22.25. I suppose I will take it.
From Purchase to Production
Your blogpost on inspiration says a lot to me. Of course, “immediate excitement” seems to trump everything for me, which is why certain wips (works in progress) get laid aside when they reach the “dutiful slog” stage.
Inspiration as Guide
Anyone out there having the challenge of choosing their next knitting project? I used to have the conundrum about four times a year, every time I received a new Vogue Knitting in the mail. And, I thought I was inundated with choice, then! Now, with Ravelry, social networking, and independent designers both far and near…
Hello, blog! I’ve missed you and I send my condolences for letting you fly on your own. However, this is the season for holidays, birthdays, and visiting with friends of silver and gold (a Girl Scout motto meaning old and new). And, this particular year held a special birthday that was worth taking notice, and…
Time has found me ready to post a project I completed this summer. I am writing with a heavy heart, however as I pause to think about others coping with deadly destruction of unfathomable proportions, those battling the loss of their homes due to wind, water, or fire and I pray for their recovery, hopefully…
It is not a by-gone teacher who includes after school sessions to inspire, guide, and direct her students to succeed. It is not a by-gone parent who appreciates all that is attempted for her child. And, it is not a by-gone student who is willing to diligently work after school once or twice a week…
I am so excited to finally be able to share one of my latest finished projects with you and am equally excited to be able to slip on a pair of boots as my foot has made considerable progress in its healing this last week! It would be easy, of course, to stand in some…
Three Cheers for Poise, Posture, and Winning Attitude
Posture is something I rarely hear people talk about and yet, I believe it to be the cornerstone of great looks. When was the last time posture was the topic of your conversation? One usually hears, “Love your hair! Where did you get your shoes? Great skirt!” These are typical conversational items. Imagine “You know,…