Technique Tuesday – Slipped & Elongated Stitches

Happy Tuesday! Today I am going to show you the pattern I’m using in my latest design. The design is a baby blanket that is knit in panels using a slipped stitch. The pattern is from Barbara Walker’s Second Treasury of Knitting Patterns and I’ve had my eye on using it for a while. AsContinue reading “Technique Tuesday – Slipped & Elongated Stitches”

“There Are No Deadlines”

The past few weeks have been a long stretch of life’s complications and stress leaving little room for knitting or writing. I finished a new design three weeks ago, but found little time to write up the pattern. Hours of Zoom meetings at the job that pays the bills, left me less than eager toContinue reading ““There Are No Deadlines””

The Purple Sweater

One Saturday in early December, I realized I needed a purple sweater.  I was looking through my closet, trying to figure out what to wear to the small, family only (due to Covid), funeral for my aunt.  Aunt Jane, my mom’s older sister and my godmother had passed away that previous Monday at the age of 87.  InContinue reading “The Purple Sweater”

The Sweater I Didn’t Plan To Make

It started with the yarn. Back in the summer, I decided to treat myself and become a Magpie Fiber Society member.  What’s that you ask?  Magpie Fibers is a multi-racial, woman owned and ran yarn dyer located in Frederick, Maryland.  If you are a fiber artist and you’ve not yet had the pleasure of working with yarn fromContinue reading “The Sweater I Didn’t Plan To Make”