Knitting is back in my life

For the first three Wednesdays in November, I taught a knitting class that I had committed to before I’d injured my wrist. I hadn’t canceled, because I’d hoped that my wrist would no longer be in pain. By the night of the first class, my wrist was doing much better …

Fiber arts adventures, inspiration.

Working in a yarn shop, there are a lot of things I am tempted to buy every day that I work. On Friday, I finally gave in to the temptation to purchase the Wild Fibers magazine when the new issue arrived in our store. I also purchased a past issue …

Summer linen lace stole

After a spate of hot and humid days, we had a sudden change in weather yesterday, with gusty winds and overcast, but not rainy, skies. I’m not a person who appreciates hot weather much, so the winds were especially welcome for me. The dimmed sunlight and refreshing breeze kept reminding …

Astrid’s not-so-baby blanket.

I’ve been working on this blanket for Astrid since early December and I’m not tired of knitting it. I’m 3/5 of the way done. I say 3/5 because I’ve got five skeins of the yarn and I’ve used three. I meant it to be a baby blanket, but it’s going …