Knitting, writing and other joys
Children reinvent your world for you.
I’m delighted that my blog is a whistle stop on an extensive blog tour for this new knitting-pattern book. Story Publishing sent me a copy of the book and I could easily see why the… 336 more words
1 month ago
A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining,
the breeze is blowing,
the birds are singing,
and the lawn mower is broken.
I spent the summer knitting other people’s designs (something I rarely do) and I enjoyed every minute of it. 255 more words
2 months, 2 weeks ago
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
1 year, 1 month 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, 9 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, 10 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
4 years, 3 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, 4 months ago