small schemes

Posted on 33 CommentsPosted in designing, lace/shawls, projects

we are greening up so fast, it’s hard to remember now what the yard looked like two weeks ago. a couple of days of big rain tipped the scales in favor of green and everything is leafing out heavily. the last of the spring flowers are fading and now the strawberry plants are blooming. haha, […]

henley with a twist

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those knitters who’ve seen me during my travels this month will attest that i’ve been virtually living in this sweater. the lighter seasonal fabric has a cotton-y stretchy hand for the ultimate in next-to-the-skin comfort with a neat, tailored appearance. the pretty lace-and-cable stitch pattern manages to be feminine and sporty all at once, showing […]

loopy me

Posted on 34 CommentsPosted in book reviews/events, designing, food and garden, lace/shawls, projects

by 1 pm today, it started to dawn on me that there wasn’t enough coffee in the world to dissolve the fog in my brain and i should resign myself to being a little behind all day. what a weekend . . . my second spring fling was as fun as the first and this […]

join the knit nation

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here i am traveling again and not home to blog, but i’m part of a blog tour over at the a class from, this is a great way to find out. the next teacher to be spotlighted will be my good friend