Travel Knitting

We had a mini road trip to Northampton this weekend and I had to pack my knitting accordingly.There is car knitting, which can be more complicated because we're just cruising and I can pause for random acts of conversation. I started the second gift sampler blanket.  I'm on a #2 needle this time, my last strip was a little to big.  The yarn is Zara (DK: 100% extrafine merino, 136 yards).Then there ... Read the Post

Knitting Group? Support Group?

Leave it to Linda to provoke a thoughtful exchange.  I don't know how we segued into this; we began sharing our knitting idiosyncrasies. It was a cathartic conversation.  There is comfort in knowing people share the same issues no matter what they are.To begin with, Linda was concentrating so hard on what she was doing that she lost her train of thought.Her big "aha" moment was that knitting ... Read the Post

Weathering the Storm

I want to start off by saying that I hope you and your families have come through the storm and its aftermath safely.We closed the store Monday in anticipation of the storm. Since we were all staying home, I thought it would be a good time to wrestle with my stash.  It is an adventure trying to dig through my yarn room, the room formerly known as my dining room.  It also serves as the catchall for ... Read the Post