Category Archives: Knitting

Jeri Rigged

Please check out this fabulous budding designer – Jeri Riggs ! Ingrid by Jeri Riggs And there is a new RAVELRY group – Jeririgged Designs For another look at Jeri’s work – BadCat Designs – BadCat is a fabulous lace designer and her … Continue reading


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Technorati Tags: Tottering,Anne Tempest,Heirloom Buttons,Country Living,Country Life,Tomten Jacket,Central Park Hoodie After a quiet January (the mildest weather in 70 years!), February has proved very Variable!  Snow storm on Friday and then in the 40s today with rainy/sleet mix turning to … Continue reading

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Some FOs

Finally some finished objects!    Tantalizing (?!) photos below – more and information at Ravelry Tomten JacketDesign:  Elizabeth Zimmermann (The Opinionated knitter)Yarn:  Brown Sheep Lambs Pride Bulky – Illustrious Emerald, Thunderstorm Blue   Aran Blanket  Design: mineYarn: Brown Sheep Lambs Pride … Continue reading

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The Kindness of Strangers

  and Knitters! This has been one of those weeks to feel blessed by the women  of my knitting groups.  It's such a joy to be with others as excited about knitting and crazy enough to understand the NECESSITY of … Continue reading

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Hemlock Ring

Yes, I jumped the bandwagon – here is my version of the famous Hemlock Ring Blanket created by BrooklynTweed.  For Ravelers its here Row 117 on 60 inch circulars (it’s inside out). Here is the center star The yarn is … Continue reading

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Roll up, roll up for Fair Isle wool

by Malachy Tallack – Malachy recounts the challenges of getting all the Fair Isle sheep into one place for shearing. Military precision? Well almost! From THE NEW STATESMEN A military-style operation has been carried out in Fair Isle this week … Continue reading

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Knitters Review: Addi Turbo Lace Needles!

Needle Profile:Addi Turbo Lace Needles These needles are a perfect example of what happens when knitters tell manufacturers what they want, and manufacturers actually listen. Over a four-week period, Skacel received more than 1,000 emails from avid Addi fans requesting … Continue reading

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this day…

The Panopticon does it again – his witty list of the Ten ways to love a knitter are wonderfully charming and delightful – so where’s my benefactor? The Panopticon: Ten Alternative Ways to Say \I. Its hard being single on … Continue reading

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this day…

Its hard being single on this day – ugh ugh ugh.  But we had a lovely (if wierd what will all the ice and sleet) snowstorm – finally more than 2 inches of snow…   That was taken around 1 … Continue reading

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nonaKnits: Quill’s Beanie

Sharing a grandmother’s favorite pattern and memories – Priceless .  Read on… 4 Needles No 6? $5.75. 1 Skein Sweater Wool (2 oz or a touch more)? $8.50. Grandmother's handwritten beanie pattern? Priceless. Care to knit Quill's Beanie for yourself? … Continue reading

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