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Challenge Of The Day - Hindu Pillar Stitch

This stitch is in one of my old knitting books, ‘Mon Tricot Knitting Dictionary’, and I’ve always sworn that I would never ever try knitting it. 68 more words


FO Friday: Flashdance Socks on a Plane

This week I finished my mini socks that used up every last scrap of the beautiful bright purple yarn from my Bradway shawl. I’m pretty pleased with how they turned out, especially with the adorable pom poms!  229 more words


Inspiration to Continue

The good news, the second sock hasn’t become boring yet…Perhaps a six month hiatus helps with the second sock syndrome I’ve heard so much about. However, my fellow bloggers help greatly. 699 more words


Day 27

I almost missed my train to work this morning, because I was fighting with getting my knitting into my rucksack.

That’s true commitment, right?! 😂


Thistle Blossom Beanie Action Shots!

I’m putting up this mini-post because I’ve just realized I never posted the modeled pics of my Thistle Blossom Beanie test knit. I wasn’t able to get many good shots as my model insisted on “twirling around” in her new “twirly hat”. 23 more words


Drachenfels and Virtual Sock Club

One thing I love to do is sit at a coffee shop (and have a coffee), knit, chat, and just enjoy the scenery. Since I’ve been off work for a while, I’ve had the luxury of doing just that more than usual. 370 more words


Some Thoughts on Laundry


I know I’ve mentioned it before, and certainly during the postpartum period when N was born, but I struggle with anxiety.  I feel like this is important to put out there because there are so many of us that face this, sit with it, try to make space for it.   382 more words