Monthly Archives: August 2014

Junction Creek Spa Resort – $22 a night

Girls’ Campout and Knitting Sessions After dropping my son off for his backpacking trip I had 4 days to vacation in the Durango before Parent Orientation at Fort Lewis College – (my husband was in NY for business and flew to … Continue reading

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Durango Here We Come… did I pack enough knitting?…

Off to the Wild Wild West Mama is sending her baby out of the nest… This weekend my son headed east to Fort Lewis College in Durango Colorado. Since he is my youngest child I am filled with both sadness and … Continue reading

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Picking Up and Knitting-On

Finishing My Silk Scarf Beachy colors, sand and blue, keep popping in my head to remind me of this summer’s trips to San Onofre where I watched my middle daughter surf. My new design and the creamy yarn  remind me … Continue reading

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Finish Up Spring Knitting…

Spring in Central Park As I mentioned in a previous post, during August I will complete a few WIPs.  Obviously I was diverted by my Crocheting Adventure (Confession: I am still on the adventure and working on a 3rd Owl … Continue reading

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Crocheting must be like riding a bike…

I remembered how to crochet!! While I learned to knit and crochet as a I child, I starting knitting regularly about 10 years ago.  As a child/teenager I crocheted more than I knit.  My Christmas Ornament boxes in the garage … Continue reading

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Finishing Friday – Seattle VKL Art Yarns Scarf

Vogue Knitting Live – Seattle 2013 Art Yarns Scarf Every year I attend Continuing Professional Education for my regular job and sometimes I travel out-of-town to learn new things, refine skills I currently have, and network with people.  Last year I … Continue reading

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August Helpful Hint: Embroidery

A little Helpful Hint I wrote for the Abuelita’s Knitting and Needlepoint August Newsletter. The above cardigan is Little Kina, an (American Girl) doll sized version of Kina – by Muriela. Kina is a simple top down cardigan pattern and … Continue reading

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