Category Archives: 2014

…3 more sleeps…

On Thursday I’ll be headed to Boston to see Marcy!  It’s my annual east coast trip.  Marcy and I head to Rhinebeck for the weekend.  Then back to her house for 4 days and on to NYC for the next … Continue reading

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…birthday girl…

Thirty-one years ago, just about now, we welcomed Kate into our world.  Can’t believe it was that long ago.  Seems like yesterday… She was always a happy baby but she sure knew her own mind and did things in her … Continue reading

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…book review and a scavenger hunt…

Do you love knitting lace?  If you love it as much as I do then you will definitely want a copy of my friend Heather Zoppetti’s  book Everyday Lace from Interweave Press.  This book has it all! Heather has done a … Continue reading

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…shifted shades…

Are you in the mood for a KAL?  Well, Melanie of Black Trillium and I have teamed up for one using her beautiful Gradient Kits in Lilt Sock and my newest pattern Shifted Shades!  If you haven’t knit with Melanie’s Lilt … Continue reading

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…gatherings of many kinds…

Right now I am sitting in the great room at our Sunriver house enjoying a cup of coffee and snuggling with my littlest granddaughter, Elliet.  We are here for an extra long Labor Day weekend with the whole family.  We … Continue reading

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…the hardest of days…

On July 13th something happened that will forever change my life.  My dad died.  It was sudden and unexpected but very peaceful in the end.  I have been readying myself for this for some time but you are never really … Continue reading

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…have trunk, will travel…

Just a quick note to let you know that I’ll be at For Yarn’s Sake tonight from 5:00-7:00 and I’d love it if you could drop by and see me!  I’ll have my trunk show with me and patterns for … Continue reading

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…good people…

I’m just back from our latest Strung Along Retreat;  Knit, Play, Cook where we did all of the things.  There was plenty of knitting, a bit of playing and some awesome cooking.  The mix of people who attended this retreat … Continue reading

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…a near death experience…

I have a Meyer lemon tree in my kitchen that at one time was on its last leg.  It was out on our patio last summer and got neglected while we were gone.  No water = dead plant.  I really … Continue reading

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…bug…

Dear Elliet, It’s hard to believe that 2 years have passed since the day you were born.  Every day you surprise and delight us.  We love your spirit of adventure, your wonder at the small things and the way you … Continue reading

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