To The Canyon We Went

To The Canyon We Went

Packing for our big adventure to the Grand Canyon was a challenge. In retrospect, both Michael and I took too much. For myself, I wanted things that would take me from the Grand Canyon’s cooler North Rim to the warmer South Rim. On Southwest Airlines, we have one checked bag each which meant that I [...]

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My Counterpane Sweater or "The Beast"

My Counterpane Sweater or "The Beast"

My Beast-The final knitted on band balances the counterpane squares with a nice vertical look I have just finished a new jacket that I have christened “The Beast”. I designed it using ideas that I teach in my knitting class, “Take The Pain Out Of Counterpane.” If you are not familiar with counterpane, here is [...]

Seeing Purple (for quite a while now)

Seeing Purple (for quite a while now)

  What started out as a small project for my newly adopted Poodle Sophia turned into a two-year marathon for my youngest daughter?  I vaguely remember how all of this started.  In the beginning, I dyed some of my machine spun Shetland yarn to make a sweater for Sophia.  The people who spun it (some [...]