Category Archives: Knits

Inheritance

I have been immersed in tracing family roots the past few months and have felt the power of appreciating our inheritance, both collective and personal. By inheritance, I mean not money, but all the struggles and survival and joys our … Continue reading

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When I Grow Old

A photo shoot of a gift I made that to honor a person in my life who loves the poem read by the author below. (Designer: Helen Stewart, Snowmelt Shawl). And when I grow old, I shall continue to write … Continue reading

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Dreams Are Free

George Addair is paraphrased as having said, “Everything you want is on the other side of fear.” It occurred to me that I do not fear much, but everything I want is on the other side of money. I must … Continue reading

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Knitting Dreams

Several days before, during and after the total solar eclipse over the United States on 8/21/17 I was inspired to create an Eclipse Wrap. A prayer of sorts in yarn. This is the first time I created something without following … Continue reading

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Knitocratic Tendencies

Romi Hill’s design “Moon Shadows” shawl, completed in a speed record for me of 10 days – that’s anxiety, not intending to break a speed record, proving that anxiety can be beautiful Envision a society where instead of autocratic, iron-fisted … Continue reading

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Knitting Weight Loss Update

Joji Locatelli‘s brilliant mirrored design is finally off the needles!  I used a variety of stash yarn I had from different sources, including the awesome Bazaar Girls of Port Townsend for the rust and turquoise I believe from Mad Hatter … Continue reading

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Ode to Nature’s Fiber Artist

Spider is 8-legged and its body is like a figure-8. Thus, spider has been linked symbolically with eternity. Spider also makes one of the strongest materials known on earth. I revere spider’s craft.     Respond to every call that … Continue reading

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