Since my move to SF I've tried to answer the question of "what are you doing now?" I would love to tell people that I'm knitting and blogging and that's paying ALL the bills but that's just not possible (yet!). So as I began looking for a new job I knew I wanted it to … Continue reading A non-knitting adventure: Stella & Dot
So there I was hanging out with my mother on a lazy Sunday afternoon watching one of my favorite movies, Sweet Home Alabama, when I first noticed it. Sure I had watched this movie a dozen times always thinking, "Imagine if I left my husband for seven years and then happened to pop back into his life? … Continue reading Movie Knits: Melanie’s Wrap
Made in January 2007Leaf Lace Pullover by Teva Duhram (from Loop-D-Loop)Sheep Shop 2 (now discontinued!)US 11 (8.0mm)Ravelry Link In reviewing Teva's new Loop-d-Loop book I started thinking about other things I've knit from her. Perfect for Flashback Friday, this was the sweater that made me fall in love with Teva Durham! It was also one … Continue reading Flashback Friday
The Needle Arts Trade Show was all in all a fabulous time. I always love going to shows like this because you truly come back so energized and full of ideas. The question that Patricia and I were asked numerous times at TNNA was "what has excited you the most of all that you've seen?" … Continue reading TNNA – Recap!
I'm off to TNNA tomorrow with Patricia from Patricia's Yarns in Hoboken, NJ. I cannot wait to see some familiar faces as well as meet some new! I'll be walking the floor with Trish and will have my nametag and "tentenknits" Ravelry button prominant. Please stop me because I will SO be stopping you! 😉 … Continue reading Knit Love
This is my June Project Spectrum knit - Wurm. FAIL. I have no idea what happened. It must have been my calculations. My gauge swatch returned a slightly bigger gauge than normal. Fine, but then I measured my head and looked up how big the hat should be. My head is a good 22 inches … Continue reading Not everything is smooth.
Yesterday I happened to remember that a little BIG thing called the Interweave Knit Lab was happening here in Northern California in the fall. I first heard about it though twitter and at the time couldn't afford the whole weekend price tag. I had to wait for those that could to sign up before they … Continue reading Legen- wait for it- dary!
Hello! I am back home after a few wonderful days in my home state of NJ! It was the first time back since we moved to SF. Jersey still looks good albet a bit HOT. Amongst my fun times there was a workout at the Local Barre (thanks for getting my butt there Dane!), a knit … Continue reading Making Aidez