Knitting for my Bear

I am doggedly knitting on my Son’s something. Yes, I am really calling it “a something” since I am still not sure what it will be when it grows up. Oh, it is not like there are a lot of choices left at this point. It will either be a cardigan or a vest. This … Read more

Remembering Grandma…

Yesterday was a second anniversary of the passing of my Grandmother Leya. She was an amazing lady and one of the strongest influences on me. She was a very talented designer and seamstress and a crocheter extraordinaire. Her hook tirelessly flew in her hands for over 80 years. It was my Grandma, who first put … Read more

Wrapped in comfort

I will admit right away that I borrowed the title for this post from a book by Alison Hide, “Wrapped in comfort”. The book is wonderful, yes, of course I have it, and yes, it is well worth having. Wrapped in comfort is exactly how I feel about my shawls. It doesn’t matter if I … Read more

Hospital Knitting

First of all, friends, do not worry. I am happily back home and knitting. And yes, it is wonderful to be back. Unfortunately I spent most of last week in the hospital with one of my children, who was hospitalized to rule out things too horrible to contemplate. Good news is, that these were very … Read more

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