Blogslacking…

posted in: Design, Shout Out | 4

…of epic proportion.  Yup, I got broadsided by an impromptu and inexcusably long hiatus.  And usually, when a blogger has been absent for as long as I have, they have the good manners to have gone through, done some house-keeping … Continued

Armadillidium vulgare

posted in: Design | 9

aka the common pillbug.  I’m sure you’re familiar.  Recently I found that I resemble the behavior of this fascinating little creature in as much as when I feel threatened I curl up onto myself, presenting an armor-plated exterior to the … Continued

Alle, alle auch sind frei!

posted in: Design, Dyeing | 7

aka, “Where the Hell Has La Been, Anyway?!?” The answer is here, buried under a pile of “to-do” lists and “sooper seekrit shit” lists, so basically, I have a lot to talk about, it’s either that I can’t, or I … Continued

Daffy is my Muse

posted in: Accessories, Design | 20

Ever since February, when everyone on Ravelry sent me this particular valentine… …I have been inspired by it so much, it moved me to design this: The world’s first-ever Ass Quack Complete with Curly Dual-Tail of Doom Pattern and specs … Continued

Just a Knitting Floozy

posted in: Design, Knitting, WIP | 7

So, there’s this Ravelry group that I’m a member of, which is the online presence of a knitting group, which I’m an honorary member of. Anyhow,the OOPS Knitters was starting this awesome GKA called “Feel Like Floozy” You can start … Continued

The Good Swatch

posted in: Contest, Design | 18

So, those who know me, know that I try to avoid swatching as much as possible. Knitting socks in a yarn other than what the pattern calls for? Eh, wing it! Knitting a scarf or stole or shawl? Why the … Continued

Dyeing to Design

posted in: Design, Dyeing | 12

“Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.” –Abraham Lincoln And that’s all I have to say about last night’s “Great Debacle bate”…most of which I refused to watch. So, Knitscene … Continued

Baby Face….

posted in: Design, Dyeing, Family | 7

Don’t say I didn’t warn you! That bundle of cuddly drooling cuteness is my 10 month old nephew and godson, Levi, and right there he’s telling me to hurry up and finish this dye run so I can update my … Continued

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