Funny, when I receive a new Vogue Knitting magazine, I tend to have two emotions. The first is, of course, excitement as anyone who follows my knitting knows that I believe VK stands well above any other publication for outstanding knitting fashion, photography, and inspiration. The other emotion I notice is fear. I hear myself
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Can you love all finished projects with the same fervor? It is not necessarily the feeling of happiness I wanted. I am not saying I am not happy. Maybe, more undecided. I have asked myself, what would I change? How could I make it better? or more to my liking? more exciting? And, I
I recently read a post called Knitting is NOT a Competitive Sport on my friend’s blog. The writer was expressing her thoughts on her observations of the productivity of other knitters as compared to hers and how the internet has allowed this to be so obvious to her. Her apparent awareness of x number of
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!
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.
You might think purchasing yarn a simple matter. I’ve had questions and heard comments from non-knitters that remind me that purchasing yarn is anything BUT simple. Such questions as “So, what’s the difference between “craft” yarn versus yarn purchased at a yarn store or specialty shop?” or “Why do you order online? Can’t you find
I am hoping to share my latest project with you before the calendar year turns over… if I can get my thoughts together in a fluent manner to “publish” this, I will have just made it. No apologies for the lack of new posts, I have come to accept that some months are simply busier