Month: October 2009

The blues and the bees

Ugh.  Seasonal changes and we all have minor colds.  I’m grateful that it’s not flu, believe me, but I’m still a little tired of feeling under the weather.  On the other hand, my classes are going pretty well, Entrechat is

Posted in Color, Hats, In progress, Knitting, Miscellany


Entrechat is finally out for test knitting and tech editing, so a big old woot! on that one!  I know it’s not when I’d hoped to have it released, but it will be out soon. I finished the February baby

Posted in Entrechat, Kidswear, Knitting, Mitts, Shrugs

Entrechat shoot

I’m very far behind schedule on the Entrechat pattern, but we’re getting close to the finish line now.  Mr. Kninja and the kids and I went down to the beach this morning to shoot pictures for the pattern.  I felt

Posted in Design, Entrechat, Knitting, Original Pattern, Shrugs


When I say that I have a wonderful husband, I mean this: I have the sort of husband who calls me from work to say, “Honey, I passed a sign on my way to work that said, ‘Yarn and Fiber’,

Posted in A Verb for Keeping Warm, Local yarn, Yarn

Corner, turned

My back, it is better.  Thank goodness – that was rather scary.  I am walking as normally as ever I do, and I have a lot more energy now that I’m not in constant pain and worry. I turned a

Posted in In progress, Knitting, Sweaters

What a drag

Literally.  The reason for the radio silence is that while I was holding her arm, Eleanor dropped suddenly to the ground, jerking me off balance and yanking something badly out of place in my lower back.  This has gotten progressively

Posted in Hats, Knitting, Setbacks