Category Archives: knit

Life Lines

No, I am not talking about phoning a friend or asking the audience.  I am talking about inserting a “line” of yarn through a row on a project in progress so if you drop a stitch or miscount a row, … Continue reading

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Vacation!

Yes, it has been a few months since my last posting. I apologize but I am not sorry. There have been a lot of new opportunities in our family for growth and change and the ride through this season of … Continue reading

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Broomstick Lace Wristlet

As the weather is turning cooler here in Tennessee, my thoughts are turning to warm accessories to help avert the chill in the air while still maintaining my “cool”.  That means adding a little warmth in the layering but not … Continue reading

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Simple Owl

This is the quick Christmas gift I shared last week at the Crochet, Etc club meeting.  Sooooo Cute and easy to make. With size 8 knitting needles, cast on 15.  Knit the first two rows then alternate knit and purl … Continue reading

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Knit Broomstick Lace

I remember making broomstick lace with my Mom & Aunt many years ago.  Well, now it is back in style and I am having a fun time working up scarves and shawls in this pattern. When the ladies at the … Continue reading

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Materials & Gauge Matter

A designer considers a lot of factors when creating a new project. Yarn weight and gauge make a huge difference to the end product. So whenever I hear someone say that gauge doesn’t really matter when constructing a project or … Continue reading

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Quick Tip

Sometimes I find it hard to follow a pattern as it is written in; especially when it involves * and ** and go back and do from * to * 2 times.  Space constraints are to blame I suppose and … Continue reading

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Earth Day – the day after!

Here it is the day after Earth day and it is 39 degrees with snow in the mountains!  Just goes to show Who is really in charge.  The peas in the garden have been covered as well as the potatoes so … Continue reading

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Temperatures Rising!

Winter rushed in to give us a taste of what cold weather is really about this week and I retreated to my cozy rocker with my yarn and crochet hook.  I am still working on the ski band pattern and … Continue reading

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Crisp, Brrrrisk Morning

A dip in temperatures and an early client meeting for my honey finds me looking over a beautifully rimed deck.  I am so thankful that I can be inside, safe and warm from the 24 degree weather outside. The beautiful … Continue reading

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