This was the first month that I have made knitting my "day job". It's been really fun to be able to concentrate on knit blogging and I hope you've all enjoyed following along! Looking forward to one knitty filled May! (Project Spectrum begins! Woop!)
I went to Muir Woods for the first time this week. I was in sheer awe of the beauty and height of the trees we saw. It is humbling to know how long these trees have been in existence. I don't have links this weekend BUT Belfast Hoodie is blocking and I hope to show … Continue reading Beauty of Nature
Whether you're a new knitter or an experienced one and whether you realize it or not, Elizabeth Zimmermann is your knitting godmother. Those times when you're knitting out in public thinking maybe you look a little weird or different she's the one who makes you sit a little bit taller and knit a little prouder. … Continue reading Knit On.
Dear Diary, I seem to have a little bit of a problem. I like buying yarn. No, scratch that. I LOVE buying yarn. It happens every time I go into a LYS. I look around, I touch a few and then BAM I'm hit with an idea that I can't shake and thus must get … Continue reading A Yarn Confessional
(image via inhabitat.com) Happy Earth Day! This Friday's links include some things I would do if I could actually put my knitting needles down. This couple built a huge console for their living room and even "weathered" their wood. Yup. I am lazy. I love these paper flowers and am now envisioning a knitted version. … Continue reading Friday Links: Doing & Making
Happy Hump Day!Xo,M
I should have just taken my needles out at that moment and casted on. We were sitting outside of one of our favorite bars in Hoboken, O'Neill's, on a lovely summer afternoon watching "Lebron-gate". The total absurdity of this decision-show was entertainment enough but when he finally revealed that he was going to the Miami … Continue reading Never bet a man who knits
It all started Friday night at A Verb for Keeping Warm in Oakland, CA. My favorite two gals, Courtney Kelley and Kate Gagnon Osborn were going to be there signing their book, Vintage Modern Knits, and I didn't want to miss the chance to see them! There was also a Fibre Company trunk show. A Verb … Continue reading Weekend In Review
I made this vegetable lasagna for my husband this week. He renewed his wedding vows at the dinner table. I now realize that the Pioneer Woman will never lead me wrong. Exhibit 2: Pecan Pie I plan on making these cute Sheep Cupcakes when my Hoboken knitting friends come to visit! (via Dear Knits) I … Continue reading Friday Links: Foods that makes me happy
Stripes by tentenknits featuring silk scarves Dana, you know that girl who really needs to start a blog, just introduced me to polyvore.com and how to make inspration boards.