Chained to crochet…

In between finishing off the February Lady Sweater for my Mum (which only needs the sleeves!), I’ve been working on a lot of tiny work crochet for jewelery, pin cushions, and what not. I’ve always adored crocheted; I learned how to hook before knitting and for some projects (like afghans), I like the results ofContinue reading “Chained to crochet…”

Thank you for being my little kids!

I have the best students! Thank you cards and gift cards for crafting stores and coffee shops have been dropping through my mail slot all week from various little knitters expressing thanks for teaching them and of course, notes on their summer work. I adore those little knitters and am happy they are keeping atContinue reading “Thank you for being my little kids!”

It’s not February, but it is a sweater for the ages…

I have been working on a February Lady Sweater for my Mum since late May; with the weather so great and the romping around constant, I haven’t had much time to actually work on this sweater. But I did have a student wear it while in progress before school was out and she was certainlyContinue reading “It’s not February, but it is a sweater for the ages…”

Reworking an old hobby…

With school out, I’ve been fortunate to be gifted some serious time to dedicate to my hobbies. I used to take art classes at the institute after a regular day of high school; and I definitely got turned off by constantly having to draw boxes. I’m more free form, you know? The best class IContinue reading “Reworking an old hobby…”