Category Archives: Knits

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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Sitting Inside Illusion

Royal Mile by designer Justyna Lorkowska Fresh off my needles, I used Italian Plum colorway of Cascade Heritage yarn and Alameda colorway of Hawthorne Fingering Multi from Knitpicks. This swoopy, light wrap reminding me of twilight sky can belong to … Continue reading

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It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things. – Leonardo da Vinci As any famous person floating around the interweb, … Continue reading

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Polish or Polish?

Today’s word prompt is “polish” which I decided to read as Polish, since my focus has been there of late. Ever since February when my daughter was assigned to an exchange year in Poland (we are still awaiting confirmation or … Continue reading

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