I have a confession to make. I’m a stalker. I stalk yarn shops on all my social media accounts. I love seeing all the different personalities in the shops, all the different locations, all the different yarns, all the different patterns. I already blogged about my trips to Tolt and Churchmouse. I’m so glad I … More My Daughter Went to London & All I Got Was …….
If you believed everything on the internet breaking into the knitting instructor scene is an easy money maker that uses knowledge a knitter already knows to make extra cash. In reality, however, this can take a while and be kind of tricky. Here are some practical tips to make your dream of becoming a knitting … More It Takes One to Know One
Sitting down to start this blog post kind of blows my mind away. Why? Well, it’s the last one of 2017. I don’t know about you, but this year flew by very fast. So much happened for me as I’m sure it did for you, too. For me, I focused on improving my Etsy store … More Look Back, Move Forward
I almost titled this post “The Case of the Accidental Purchase”. While at Vogue Knitting Live Seattle this year I saw the new drift wood knitting needles from Lykke that have been all over fiber lover social media. The pictures I saw did not do the sets justice. I loved the driftwood and thought those … More Just Lykke Eye Candy
Serious knitters go through quite a bit of yarn and sooner or later they end up buying that yarn in hanks. When this happens there are a few decisions to make. If you are purchasing the hank of yarn at a good yarn store you can get it wound into cakes and be ready to … More Swifter Knitting
Ideas are a funny thing. When you first get them they sound great and have great and grand potential. They can be easy to come up with and can easily vanish if you don’t write them down quick enough. However, the thing that makes them funny is trying to to carry the out. I found … More Not as Simple as I Thought
It is a rare day indeed if I don’t add a few rows of knitting to something I’m working on. It’s fare to say that I always have a project, or two – or five – that I’m working on. So, is it odd that I don’t have a huge yarn stash? Is it an … More Stash Stress Relief
I feel the time has come for a new club for knitters. Unfortunately, to be in this club the knitter must be comfortable with the fact that they might be considered “knitting snobs” if they are in it. Why K.A.A.K. ? YouTube, Etsy and all viral social media posts: I Blame You. I blame you … More K.A.A.K.
Lupus Brain Fog. It’s real, but just like the Upside Down, most people can’t see it until it affects someone around them. If you’ve ever watched Stranger Things, you know a young boy, Will, gets lost and everyone goes crazy trying to find him. But, he’s not just lost, he’s in the Upside Down. A … More Knitting Through the Fog
I make a lot of things – most of which I never take pictures of. I’m not sure if that is a good or bad thing. I think it’s a sure sign of how frantically I move on to the next project. It happens when I am just having a simple project to keep me … More Case of the Disappearing Knits