Well, here we are-over a month since my last post…

where does the time go? It has been a pretty busy month so I guess that’s the answer. So what have I been up to…let’s see…… I’m taking Shannon Okey‘s online Designer class, which is great! We started with style sheets and I now have a beautiful new one. The first pattern to be published […]

Do you remember back in January…..

when I first introduced “Irish Shoal Socks“? My original post is Here in case you missed it. Well, it’s six months later and I am pleased to announce that I am now able to offer Irish Shoal Socks for sale on my web site. Sharon, with Three Irish Girls, tells me that Irish Shoal Socks […]

Well – do you like…..

the new look? I thought my blog needed a face lift so here it is. This look is one of the WordPress templates that allows some customization. Must admit it’s fun playing with different looks. There is a new widget on the sidebar too so you can subscribe to my blog, and lots more I […]

Mother’s Day is just a week away…..

and I find myself thinking about my mother, who passed away several years ago. She was a great mom and I miss her a lot. I remember the first aran sweater she helped me knit – literally – she knit part of it for me while teaching me the stitches we used. I was really […]

And we have a winner………..

Yea! We have a winner for the first ever SPRING GIVEAWAY from Desert Rose Designs! Drum roll please……..the lucky knitter winning a copy of Celtic Cabled Slipover and 4 skeins of Black Water Abbey yarn is……….. WANDA! (Wanda, please check your email for a message with all the information about claiming your prize) Lots of […]

Let’s see here………..

what’s been going on in my life since my last post? Well, my doctor did remove the “sticking out” pin from my foot – which hurt like h*ll – but my foot feels much better without it now. I am however still fighting daily swelling and will be so glad when my foot really starts […]

A New Play Yarn Dash…….

and a new special promotion starts today! Everyone likes to get something for free, soooo…….for July’s Play Yarn Dash I’m offering my Winter Lace Scarf pattern FREE with the purchase of my Celtic Cabled Slipover pattern. Get this pattern FREE with purchase of this one…. And if you buy today – July 15th – you […]

“Sweet Summer Knitting” is here!

Welcome to the “Sweet Summer Knitting” blog tour, and I hope you are enjoying this Fourth of July holiday! The “Sweet Summer Knitting” tour is celebrating summer with all kinds of special offerings – each blog has something different & fun for you. You’ll have to visit each blog to discover the surprises… 🙂 The […]

And the winner is………

Leslie! I had the wonderful pleasure this morning of telling (emailing) Leslie to let her know she won my random drawing for June’s Play Yarn Dash! She gets to chose the pattern of her choice from Desert Rose Designs…..what will she chose? It was fun – I put everyone’s name in a basket and Suzanne […]

Sweet Summer Knitting…….

Blog Tour is only 5 – count ’em – 5 days away! This is a wonderful way to learn about new blogs & shops, all while getting chances to win prizes and check out the terrific specials being offered. And of course I’ve got some fun planned….you’ll have to be here to participate….so be sure […]