Monthly Archives: September 2010

What to call the stash

I was musing on my way home about the different expressions for groups of animals. You know: a flock of sheep, a murder of crows, a pride of lions, etc. This made me wonder what name you’d give to a … Continue reading

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Breaking the rules

My daughter is just learning to read and write. When she was 3 she started to want to write people’s names and words and it’s still a fun activity for her. The other day she wrote something and showed my … Continue reading

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Another deco design: Empire State Gloves

I have a thing for Art Deco Architecture. I’ve already done designs based on the Chrysler Building and the Eiffel Tower, so it was probably inevitable that I would love the latest design from Stephanie Earp of Van Der Rock … Continue reading

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Where’s the real magic?

When I was a child, my family had a few records of stories for children. I remember we had Peter and the Wolf as well as The Elves and the Shoemaker. I particularly loved The Elves and the Shoemaker – … Continue reading

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For knitters, I don’t really need to say more than that. This year I am going to Rhinebeck. This past week I realized that it’s only a few short weeks away. I sent my money last year with some friends. … Continue reading

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crooked paths is mine at last!

Vermillion Crooked Paths hat I loved this hat design by Melissa LaBarre the moment I saw it. It’s beautiful and I had been coveting madelinetosh yarn for months. I finally bought both the pattern and some Tosh Vintage in Vermillion … Continue reading

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Knitters are helping with pancreatic cancer research!

Thank you to the many knitters who helped me to raise money as part of Kim Werker’s Pancreatic Craftacular in August. As a result, I made a donation of $280 to the Lustgarten Foundation. As with previous donations, I’m posting … Continue reading

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