Knitting, writing and other joys
Boredom is the dream bird that hatches the egg of experience.
A rustling in the leaves drives him away.
This is Dreambird, designed by Nadita and sold as a downloadable PDF on Revelry.com at this… 75 more words
10 months ago
The whole difference between construction and
creation is exactly this:
that a thing constructed can only be loved
after it is constructed;
but a thing created is loved before it exists. 65 more words
1 year, 6 months ago
Design is not just
what it looks like
and feels like.
Design is how it works.
Teaching classes is an asset for a knitting-pattern designer. At least it is for me. 257 more words
2 years, 6 months ago
As I get older, I just prefer to knit.
Lara Neel, writer and photographer for the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, interviewed me several weeks ago for a podcast. 99 more words
3 years, 12 months ago
I was the giant great and still
That sits upon the pillow-hill,
And sees before him, dale and plain,
The pleasant land of counterpane.
I’ve shown this counterpane on my blog before. 140 more words
4 years, 1 month ago
Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men
and so it must be daily earned and refreshed
else like a flower cut from its life-giving roots, 295 more words
4 years, 2 months ago
It is difficult to see why lace should be so expensive;
it is mostly holes.
I’ve just added this pattern to the electronic download store on Ravelry. 218 more words