a splendid repast

Posted on 20 CommentsPosted in designing, food and garden, projects

yesterday morning i jumped out of bed even before the alarm went off—i was excited to be taking a day off (more or less; i still did some email) to get ready for our friday evening company—our friends anne marie and sam were coming to visit overnight, yay. i was looking forward to doing some […]


Posted on 30 CommentsPosted in book reviews/events, projects, yarn and dyeing

i’ve been home for a week already and while i dissembled my suitcase almost immediately (haha, most of it going into the wash), the boxes i sent home were still in transit. the second one arrived yesterday, containing the trunk show and a few other items i’d collected between sock summit and berkeley. as long […]

finding my way around again

Posted on 32 CommentsPosted in designing, food and garden, lace/shawls, projects, spinning and fiber

oh gosh, i’ve hardly had time to realize i’m home since i got home, haha. but boy, am i glad to be here—i missed david, i missed my knitting spot, and i really missed my bike (we’ve had several nice reunion rides over the last few days). i missed the garden too, and though i […]

whitfield shorty

Posted on 35 CommentsPosted in patterns

the only thing better than kids who love their handknits, are kids who run and shout and jump for joy in their handknits (or because of them). i love these photos of my friend kian, wearing the whitfield shorty jacket—he looks so happy and comfortable, which is just what i intended for this boy’s version […]