“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 […]

I really hate being…….

sick! After a week plus of feeling totally like, excuse me but there is no other word, CRAP, I am finally on the mend. Being sick interrupts my entire life not to mention that I got absolutely nothing done. It’s so good to be feeling human again! June will be a fun month even if […]

Wow, has time flown by…………

I can hardly believe it’s been a month since my last post! But then, I’ve been knitting my fingers off and busy with life in general. Where to start….well, back in March I told you about the projects DRG Publications accepted. With three to have done by May 7th I haven’t been working on any […]

Knitting and patterns…………..

For awhile I’ve been promising you pictures of the shawls I’m working on for RMTA….and so finally here are a few pictures of the first one. Yeah! I love how this shawl is going and can hardly wait to see it finished. The more muted colorway in the photos is the actual color. When I “enhanced” […]

Busy, busy, busy……………..

Wow, time does fly when you’re having fun! I know, it’s been a week since I wrote. Remember the socks for DH that I frogged because I didn’t like the stitch pattern I started with? Well, I came up with a different one, that I like a lot – only thing is this pattern is […]

Wonderful day…………….

I just have to tell you what a wonderful day I had yesterday. First, I receive that call anyone who has submitted a design for publication waits for. YEAH – one of my designs has been accepted by a publisher!! This is something I’ve been working for and the feeling of being accepted is indescribable. […]

To Seam or Not to Seam………….

Let’s talk about seaming – do you prefer to seam your knits or not? Me, I prefer no seams. If I can work a project in the round I will. Now don’t get me wrong, there are some projects that benefit structurally from seams and that’s ok. However our ancestors knitted garments in the round, […]