saved for a rainy day

Posted on 533 CommentsPosted in designing, lace/shawls, projects

i hope the weather is just a little bit nicer where you live; it has turned awfully miserable here—steady rain with thunder and lightening even. not exactly what is needed in upstate NY right now, with the major flooding of last month’s storm (and its consequences) still smarting for many area residents. only in the […]

sleeve island

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thank you for your patience with the longer stretches between posts this week and for your well-wishes to my mom. she’s home from the hospital now and doing great, going to therapy every day and getting around the house quite well. she’ll be rid of that walker in no time . . . it’s gotten […]


Posted on 45 CommentsPosted in patterns

when i set out last christmas to replace david’s old red sweater, i thought sure i’d write up the pattern for it to offer for sale in our online shop. but i had no idea that what we’d end up with such a versatile pattern, filled with options thanks to our team of experts, what […]

we have achieved button bands

Posted on 38 CommentsPosted in designing, lace/shawls, projects

ok, i admit it, not the most earth-shattering news. but i got nothin’ today! and for some reason, i can’t even get good photos in this house (or outside either); what’s up with that? it’s not that i’m not knitting—i very much AM. but a lot of it is secret knitting and the rest is […]