I needed your comments to make me feel better and I do! You're right, why cast on for something that you're just not in love with.  It doesn't make sense to spend all that precious time and energy on something you feel blah about.  Thanks also to Stacey's suggestion as I casted on for a … Continue reading Phew!


My  brother is off on his way back to London, but we did have a good time with our mini photo shoot. This was my biggest hope of the Christmas gifts.  Of course the Mothers would love their shawls, but my brother is someone who loves clothes and therefore making him an article of clothing … Continue reading glowing

Red Sands

Pattern: Grumperina's Shifting Sands ScarfYarn: Sundara Silky Merino DKNeedles: Size 5 Bamboo Circulars With more than a week to go my brother's scarf is done.  I've decided not to mail it out and hopefully will be able to give it to him when he visits home, perhaps in the new year. I was at my … Continue reading Red Sands

ready. set.

KNIT. The knitting has begun for Drew's Scarf.  The yarn has been selected (Sundara, you genius).  The pattern carefully chosen (thanks Grumperina!).  Now all that's left is the knit.  I fumbled at first but successfully figured out the magic of knitting cables without a cable needle.  The a-ha moment came when I was two rows … Continue reading ready. set.