WIP Wednesday – What are you working on?

WIP Wednesday? What in the world is she talking about? I am not talking about whips or even that Devo song from the 80's (oops, I just dated myself!). What I am talking about is Works In Progress - WIP. This is an opportunity for me to share with you what I am currently working … Continue reading WIP Wednesday – What are you working on?

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My top 5 tips for beginning knitters.

5 Tips for the Beginner Knitter

Are you just starting out on your knitting journey? Do you wish you could knit beautiful sweaters or intricate lace patterns? Well I'm here to tell you that - YES YOU CAN! It won't happen overnight, but you can do it. I'm going to share with you my top 5 tips that I have shared … Continue reading 5 Tips for the Beginner Knitter

Happy New Year!

Well, I'm a little bit late with the New Year wishes (at least it's still January) but I do wish everyone much health and happiness in 2017! To get the year off to a good start, I am offering a free cross-stitch pattern! I whipped up this pin cushion to sit by my chair in … Continue reading Happy New Year!

Quick Announcement

Kumihimo has become a very popular class at my local yarn shop. I just taught my second class for beginning Kumihimo and it was full. That is two full classes and more students are eager to learn. I need to put together a class that involves beads as that seems to be what my students … Continue reading Quick Announcement

Kumi . . . what?

Is there a support group for those addicted to the fiber arts? I'm thinking that I may need help. I can't stop. It seems that I have to try everything, even if it is only remotely fiber related. I think I may be sick. My latest obsession has been Kumihimo. Kumi . . . what?? … Continue reading Kumi . . . what?

Stitch Marker Bonanza

I have had a very productive couple of days. I have been working on my classes for fall as well as making stitch markers like a woman possessed. I can't seem to stop. I have been having such a great time making them and I am running out of beads. Looks like I need to … Continue reading Stitch Marker Bonanza

Jumping on the Band Wagon

The yarn shop can be a strange place. Probably not what you expected me to say, but hang with me for a moment and let me explain. A few years ago, it seemed that everyone at my LYS was knitting the Ivy Vest by Kay Dahlquist. I admired all the vests that were being knit, … Continue reading Jumping on the Band Wagon