Knitting Notes, Knitting Tips, Project Ideas

Knitting for Mental Health

The conversations and comments have been popping up so frequently, throughout the holidays and into the new year, that it’s hard to not mention how knitting (and craft in general) can be an important activity to support one’s mental well being.   We have one prolific knitter (a fellow sweater knitting enthusiast) who’s been knitting… Continue reading Knitting for Mental Health

Knitting Notes, Project Ideas

Every Knitter’s Next Project and A Knitting Resolution for 2019

  Every now and then I get fixated on a project that is so darn lovely that I think every knitter should make it.  My last strong feeling was making the Better Than Basic Pullover last summer, and the feeling has hit again. A couple of weeks ago we met with Antonia Shankland, one of… Continue reading Every Knitter’s Next Project and A Knitting Resolution for 2019

Knitting Notes, Knitting Tips, Project Ideas

When A Trip to Bloomingdales Leads to Inspiration and Creation

  If you read this blog regularly, I think you know that I love the idea of taking something that you see out in the world and trying to create it yourself.  By virtue of living in this country, we are very fortunate.  I think that most people who read this blog have most of… Continue reading When A Trip to Bloomingdales Leads to Inspiration and Creation

Knitting Tips, Project Ideas

New Projects on Ravelry – Perfect for Holiday Time!

A plethora of beautiful new projects have been sprouting up around Ravelry in the past 72 hours.  They all tend to be small to medium projects that look like they could be completed before Christmas gift-giving, and they all happen to be made using yarns that I just adore.  In the middle of a big… Continue reading New Projects on Ravelry – Perfect for Holiday Time!