I would like to introduce everyone to a our new dog, Sputnik! He’s a Great Pyrenees/Labrador mix, hence a “pyrador,” and is six months old. Sputnik is going to be a BIG boy. My husband and I got him from LaMancha Animal Rescue in Unionville, Pennsylvania, USA, not far from Coatesville. LaMancha is a beautiful […]Read More Sputnik, Destroyer of Yarn
See that person up there? Yup, that’s me, modeling the first sweater that I ever knit. I wore it yesterday, actually, on the recommendation of someone said that I should. So, here’s a look back at my first sweater. It’s Pattern 13 in the Noro: Catwalk 2 book by Jenny Watson. I am often afraid […]Read More My First Sweater: A Look Back
Yowza! Every have a tidal wave of stuff just happen to you and then you get behind on blogging? Yup. That’s me. Still, my fingers have been busy, especially for the LaMancha Animal Rescue Holiday Fundraiser coming up on Saturday, December 3, 2016 in Coatesville, PA. I will have the fundraiser’s flyer at the bottom […]Read More LaMancha Animal Rescue Holiday Fundraiser
My sister has two good dogs, wait, GREAT dogs! Not only are their dispositions shining examples of what their breeds should be (Maggie is a Labrador retriever and Cash is a German shepherd), they are good around knitting. Remember Alfred and his fascination with my yarn? Naughty dog. Sadly, Alfie is no longer with us […]Read More Two Good Dogs
Yeah, know posts have been sparse lately, and they probably will continue to be so for the week or so, too. I was in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA last week for an annual gathering of friends from around the country. We had a great time! As usual, I spent my downtime knitting and committing […]Read More Random Acts of Knitting
I have finished knitting my Taiyo Shawl, and now it’s blocking time! Time to get out the mats, pins, and wool wash. I’m anxious to see how this piece’s lace section open up. Unfortunately, I ran out of the Taiyo yarn about 2/3 of the way through. I should know better by now, but the […]Read More Taiyo Shawl: Blocking Time!
I love Noro yarns. I love the funky colorways and the variations in the yarn itself. I know it’s pricey, but I get it about once a year as a treat for myself. This year, it’s the Noro Taiyo Sock yarn (that is being discontinued by the way) that I bought at the Ball & […]Read More WIP: Taiyo Sock Sleeveheart Shawl