Never Have I Ever…

I used to be able to say “never have I ever….” about a lot if things in knitting until this year. It’s been a great year of learning and growth as a knitter, and I’m excited to continue into next year (as my 1,000+ favorites and ever-growing queue on Ravelry can attest).  It can be…… Continue reading Never Have I Ever…

West Knits are the Best Knits in Westfield NJ

This Saturday I had the amazing opportunity to take a knitting class with the Stephen West of WestKnits.  Finding his class also introduced me to my new favorite LYS Do Ewe Knit.  They have an entire wall of Hedgehog Fibres, I’m in love!! Those vibrant colors and memorizing speckles.   Stephen’s class was on marled knitting…… Continue reading West Knits are the Best Knits in Westfield NJ

Knitting Shop of Horrors

I’ve jumped into knitting with passion and excitement, and armed with youtube for my knitting knowledge. It’s been a fun adventure, growing my knitting skills, even it means struggling through some tough projects, learning new techniques. Throughout my internet studies, there have been numerous articles harping on the importance of gauge.  Always always swatch, always…… Continue reading Knitting Shop of Horrors

Moab to the Rockies

I made the trip from snowy, 30 degree weather in Jersey to sunny, 75 degree weather in Colorado for a week of fun and exploring with cousins and friends.  It started with a road trip from Denver over to Moab, Utah to Arches National Park. We hiked up to Delicate Arch, which towers out on…… Continue reading Moab to the Rockies

Queen of Thorns

I got waaay too excited when all of Jimmy Beans Wool the Mystery Knit Alongs (MKALs) came out last year.  First there was Outlander season 2, followed less than a month later by Game of Thrones season 6, and ending with Gilmore Girls’ A Year in the Life. I couldn’t resist myself when the Dragonfly…… Continue reading Queen of Thorns