Category Archives: pattern writing

Enkindled Spring

This spring as it comes bursts up in bonfires green, Wild puffing of emerald trees, and flame-filled bushes. (selected from The Enkindled Spring by D. H. Lawrence) I started this post in the Spring.  Now, I sit in my studio … Continue reading

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Celestial Fireflies

the celestial fireflies begin to dot the sky then crowd together joining her silvery wake and together they shimmer and glow (from sedona love poem by daramita) Our eldest daughter graduated from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff and now makes her … Continue reading

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Diamond Eyes

2015 Goal – Design and Publish Patterns. The first projects I designed, Cable Me Cozy and Springtime Loop, were created for my beginning cable and beginning lace classes.  Although I have no fashion experience, I found that I really liked designing – it … Continue reading

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Helpful Hint: Pretty Edges

Many shawls and scarves have garter stitch borders which help to minimize rolling edges. But sometimes I want a cleaner edge that a garter border produces. One of the favorite techniques for a pretty edge is to “slip the first … Continue reading

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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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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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My Deer Work Buddies

Big City….   Yes Deer Los Angeles is a big city, but it is surrounded by numerous outdoor spaces that we 2-legged humans share with some not so tame 4-legged creatures.  I wrote about knitting at the beach while watching my … Continue reading

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