As a designer, I spend many hour escaping into the Ravelry world, an amazing knitting and crocheting community (website) where people come and stay. For hours sometimes. I click through 10, 15, 100 versions of the same shawl pattern (or dishcloth, sock, scarf, hat pattern), looking intently at the yarns used, the projects created… Continue reading What Knitting or Crocheting Can Teach Us
Are you tired of being stuck in Area 51 (your stash) with all your UFOs (unfinished objects) and PHDs (projects half done)? I've put together a list of ways for you to be more productive and organized with your knitting.
First off, Happy February. Ok, I'm a day late, but I've been snowed in with nothing but a warm fire, a hot cup of coffee and my knitting/micron pens/colored pencils and a sewing machine. I'm sure you understand. So, here's what I'm thinking. Inspiring A Creative Life is the theme to this blog. Why not, for… Continue reading Inspiring YOUR Creative Side
(Photo is "Opal" Sock yarn.) Hi Knitters, I have had countless people ask me how I do my easy peasy "vanilla" sock. Now, you ask, what do you mean by vanilla? Think of vanilla ice cream. Plain, nothing fancy. Just. Plain. It's perfect for those beautiful self-striping yarns. That's what I mean by vanilla sock.… Continue reading How I make my "Vanilla Socks"