Nice and Knit Category

Taking Things for Granted.

I am sure in 2 weeks when I am fully powered up again I will take it all for granted.  The telephone, internet, flushing toilet, running water, heat, washing machine, dryer, coffee in an instant and all the other wonderful essentials I take for granted every day.  We are still without power.  I am thankful […]

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Just can’t get enough

I have a little problem. I might not want to knit with anything except Madelinetosh ever again. And it’s great because with all the colors and weights they have — I may not have to! Maybe my real problem is that I started by using their Pashmina a gorgeous blend of merino, silk & cashmere. […]

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Quiet

It was a wacky weekend here in New England that’s really leaving its mark. We had a big snow storm that is unlike most any of us have experienced. Trees and power lines are down on almost every road you drive down. Millions of homes are still without power. We were out from Saturday afternoon […]

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Winner!

Congratulations to Devon – you are the winner of the Driftwood stitch markers! I’m having a lot of fun making these! I made 4 more sets that are available on Etsy. These are a bit smaller and fit a size 10 -11 needle nicely. The little blue and yellow one are my favorite so far. […]

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Ravlery Rave

Don’t you have a thousand patterns you want to knit someday? Here are some favorite Ravelry projects that make us want to cast on rightthisveryminute.     Kara’s Favorites 1.  http://www.ravelry.com/projects/jojilocat/opposite-pol  2.  http://www.ravelry.com/projects/sueja/coraline  3.  http://www.ravelry.com/projects/enugu/inspira-cowl-3  4.  http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/larch-cardigan  5.  http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/topiary  6.  http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/big-herringbonecow  7.  http://www.ravelry.com/projects/chuckldunn/westwar  8.  http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/peterborough  9.http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/cyklo  10.  http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/wool-leaves Katie’s Favorites: 1.  http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/courtyard-2  2.  http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/dark-and-stormy  3.  http://www.awlravelry.com/projects/jettshin/cornflower-shawl  4.  http://www.ravelry.com/projects/jettshin/coastal-hoodie  5.  http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/stripe-study-shawl  6.  http://www.ravelry.com/projects/madelinetosh/embers-cowl  7.  http://www.ravelry.com/projects/Koanizee/dark-and-stormy  8. […]

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Stitch Markers

I love all things crafty and I have a need to create with my hands – it makes me happy.  Katie and I had talked about making some stitch markers that were a little more fancy than the florescent pink, orange and green plastic variety.  I had a few hours to spare last night so […]

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Vera Bradley Winner

Judy you have won the Vera Bradley needle case!  Thank you everyone for your comments!

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Wilson Hat

It is getting chilly!  We started the wood stove last night and it feels wonderful!  When we go out go grab wood we need our cozy knitwear.  This is my favorite hat (so far). Norah Gaughan’s Wilson Hat. The cables are stretchy and this makes it a great fit on all head sizes.  Ryan is […]

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Stitches East

Katie, Colleen, Carole & I made it to Stitches East on Saturday. We had a blast – our day was filled with a lot of laughs, ooohs and ahhhhs, and a bunch of purchases. After about 6 hours of shopping for yarn and admiring knitted pieces I got home and immediately wound up one of […]

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Giveaway & Square Update

Good Morning!  We have another giveaway! My dear friend Carole sent me a beautiful gift the other day.  A Vera Bradley Curling Iron Cover…at first I was a bit confused (no curls here).  There was a little explanation at the bottom of the note, “wondering what this is for? A cute way to store your […]

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