After the terrible earthquake hit Japan in March, relief efforts were almost instantaneous. The recovery process will be long and hard, though, and money will be needed continually for those relief efforts, long after the earthquake is gone from the news entirely. As always after a disaster, money is what is most needed. Donation of … [Read more…]
My vow of getting better at posting here has gotten off to a rocky start. On my birthday, which was two days ago, I decided it would be fun to give something back, so I set up a few different Knitting Kninja related promotions on Ravelry. Did I then post here to let people know … [Read more…]
Hey, all! I’ll have pictures of a wee sweater to show you shortly, but in the meantime, I wanted to point you over to this very worthy cause: the fiercegrrl fund, a blog put together to help raise money to cover medical costs for Nicole Puzan, who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Nicole’s friends in … [Read more…]
Finished some things last night. New things start today.
Two Ladies is a bundled package of both Clothilde and Arabella. Both shawl patterns are sold separately for $6.50 each. You can purchase them together as Two Ladies for $10, and you will receive both PDFs for download.
Say that three times fast! My little sister’s birthday was yesterday. I had previewed her birthday present on here, but hadn’t dared show a finished picture in case she happened along and I ruined the surprise! (Which is my wont, anyway. I get so excited about gifts that I bubble and giggle and give everything … [Read more…]
I’ve been neglecting this blog, and I feel awful for that, as it’s usually a big highlight of my week to sit down and write an entry. All I can say on that matter is do not get the flu, no matter how nicely you’re asked to. I named mine Charo and she was an … [Read more…]
Whew. Surfacing for a moment. This semester is just crazy for me. I’m taking Spanish and Statistics, which, if you’re a full time student means you’re sitting there thinking, “And?” The and for me is that I’m just not that organized. A mythological SuperMom would be able to parent three children effortless while simultaneously attending … [Read more…]
This isn’t a real picture. Or rather, it is a real picture, but it’s a placeholder until I can do a detailed photo shoot. I finished the new version of the Erin Shrug and am now getting to work on writing up a pattern. Whee! I’m very, very happy with the Malabrigo Chunky used for … [Read more…]
I just wanted to let everyone know that the awesome Vanessa of The Fiber Fix is hosting a Ravelry knitalong of Clothilde, starting August 1st. You don’t have to purchase yarn from The Fiber Fix to participate, but be sure to check out the shop! The yarns are glorious, and Vanessa is super responsive and … [Read more…]