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Knitted Blue Tit Bird


I was fortunate to attend a workshop of Sue Stratford where we learned tips for knitting her wonderful knitted birds from ‘A Bird in the Hand’ (and drank coffee and ate cake of course).  79 more words


Knit and Natter Friday!

” Nana?”

” Yes T?”

” You like making things don’t you?”

” Yes I do .”

” I like it that you make lots of different things and give them to me  and I don’t know what they will be”. 450 more words

There Was Knitting, After All

There was really knitting. There was also studying and sadness-some related to the studying, some related to life events. I wrote up a “Pre-blog” post earlier this week when I needed a break, as grief is a beast that rears it’s ugly head eight years later as you are heading straight for finals week. 381 more words


Charted (vs Uncharted) Territory at Bijou Basin Ranch

As you most likely know, I’m lucky enough to occasionally be asked to write guest blogs for Bijou Basin Ranch on and off during the past year and I’ve been reviewing yarns for them for much longer than that. 252 more words


Sticking to my knitting

My knitting friends, I can attest that being in the middle of a knitting slump is probably the least fun experience to have as a knitter, and is even less fun to talk about. 434 more words


Mark Your Calendars - May Classes and KALs

As promised, there’s a bit more notice on what I’m up to, teaching wise.  May scheduling has begun, and June is already being plotted.

All three of these sessions will be at… 511 more words


Project Progress

Project progress has been pretty good since I last posted a progress post a couple of weeks ago…

Having made a small miscalculation, I discovered I need to cut out 516 pieces for my quilt, not 480. 96 more words