Mermaid Shells

At one time, I didn't wear scarves. Sure, I wore a winter scarf with my coat, but not a fashionable, wear-with-an-outfit sort of scarf.   About a year ago, I crocheted myself a scarf and fell in love with it. It's blue, green, and orange. It's about 90 inches of merino/silk heaven!   I get […]

There Has to Be a Better Way

Blocking. I love the results it gives, but the thought of blocking an item makes me groan. Not all items, I guess. Just the larger items, like shawls or scarves. The blocking will be worth it. The awkwardness of blocking a really long or really odd-shaped item is exacerbated by the small space that I […]

The Christmas Knitting

I told myself that this year I was not going to knit Christmas gifts for everyone on my list. Instead, I would try to shop and save my knitting time for my hubby and children, as well as items to list in my shop. As Thanksgiving approached, I could feel the knitting bug coming on. […]

Ribbed Scarf with a Crocheted Edging

A friend of mine was selling some homeschooling books. She had one big, wonderful book that had been on my list to acquire for some time. We arranged a trade. Her book for my knitting. After a little emailing and pondering, she decided on the RibbedScarf with a Crocheted Edging. (on Ravelry) This pattern was […]