Squirrel!

This post has nothing to do with real squirrels but everything to do with distractions. If anyone has seen the movie “Up!” there is a reoccurring joke that the dog in the film would be completely focused on somthing until a squirrel came by and it all went...

Whew!

Knitting sweaters can be a real crap shoot. You spend maybe $80-$120 on some luscious natural fiber, you knit for months on end, picking it up and working on it when you can, and when it’s all said and done, you have that scary moment as you head to the mirror...

Sleeves like a linebacker

I knit this Norwegian sweater more than 10 years ago. I did it as a part of a group project with the fellow members of a fiber guild I belong to. When you knit a sweater like this for the first time, you need all the moral support you can because after you’re...

V-Neck Tunic Vest

Over a year ago (when I still had beaucoup TV channels and could watch the Food Network), I saw a snippet of a guest on The Barefoot Contessa show. She was wearing a long tunic sweater, with a v-neck and deep side vents. It was made of boiled wool. I was immediately...