Giraffe Face

Crossing The Finish Line

Howdy, my knitting family! A special welcome to those of you who have found my blog because Pam and Hannah mentioned it on the latest knit.fm podcast. You probably want to start by reading my knitting origin story, then come back to poke around the rest of the blog. Things continue to be busy in…

Teddy Bear

My First Knitted Toy

Hello, knitters! More and more, I’m realizing that I’m becoming a toy knitter. At least that’s the direction a lot of my current knitting is going, and I’m not objecting. This is largely due to the great patterns that I keep discovering from one of my favorite knitting designers, Susan B. Anderson. In this edition…

Knitting Accessories

Knitting Starter Kit

How’s your holiday knitting coming along? Mine’s fine, but only because I don’t┬áreally have any specific holiday knitting goals. Sure, I’m doing holiday knitting, but pretty much as the mood strikes me. Earlier this week, a friend asked what would make a good “starter kit” for a new knitter, and I had a great time…

Reversing The Elephant And Mouse

Catching Up On Podcasts And My Needles

Hello, again, my knitting friends! The last week has simply flown by, and I ended up doing a surprising amount of knitting. With United States Thanksgiving coming up this week, it’s going to be a short week at the office. We’re visiting family for Thanksgiving, but I’m not yet sure if I’ll be doing the…

Elephant To Mouse: Elephant

Gifts: Toys And Hats

It’s good to be back home a bit after spending a week away on the fishing trip a few weeks ago. I’ve received a ton of comments on the Knitted Fishcloth Dishcloth, both virtually and in real life, and I appreciate all of it. I think it’s a funny story, and it’s nice to see…

A Dapper Dishcloth With Janet K Lee

Knitting And Comic Books

It’s been a busy week, and I’m exhausted. Last week, when I wrote about charity knitting, I talked about the Family Support Network of Central Carolina‘s annual fundraising event: Poker For Preemies. The event was Thursday, and went over very well. I’m happy to say that the raffle basket that contained the Ribbit and Rabbit…