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Ship to Shore Shawl

The official start of summer is less than a month away! I get excited thinking about all the beach outings, late night picnics, barbecues, and so on! 249 more words


Dream Journal: The Wood Ear Fungus

Last night, I dreamt I was a 40-something Japanese dance maven. In the third person, I saw myself, in a crisp white robe of some kind, fastened with an elaborate belt made of several smaller, silken sashes of tan and brown, lecturing a class; preparing them for their final examination. 284 more words

Close to my body

In which Carrie appreciates her body …

All of these naked bodies, remarked myself

in the dressing room of a spa, glistening with oil

or to be oiled and roiled with emotions suppressed. 199 more words


Top down, flat & sideways part #1

Top down in the round, flat or sideways, these are the most commonly knit sweaters techniques. It can be daunting to choose which is the best and everyone has a different opinion.  314 more words

Introducing the March 2015 Sock

It’s March! It’s March! That means that if I’m going to remain true to my New Year’s resolution I need to pick a new book out of my stack of sock knitting books, select a yarn from my stash, and cast on. 290 more words


One Plus One

Here’s a story of yarns that are each wonderful in their own way, but teamed together, become more than the sum of their parts, producing quite different and satisfying fabrics. 506 more words


Wild Montana Skies - Masochism & Mohair

Have you ever worked with mohair? I hadn’t before last night.

In the store, it was as beautiful and fluffy as a cloud – apropos, as the line is called Silk Cloud. 201 more words