Category Archives: Yarn

Boats N Things

Looks like a ghost marina.  No wait, today is Tuesday.  These folks must be hard at work somewhere and probably wishing they were out here playing instead!  Also, the fun you can have with the Photosynth app.  Click here to see. … Continue reading

Posted in Kids, Rambling, Vacation, Yarn | 3 Comments


My dear friend, Jocelyn, dyed me some special fingering weight yarn last year.  Her Etsy Shop, Dubai Knits, is always stocked with fantastic yarns in such pretty colorways.  I’ve been saving that yarn for something special and when Cecily published her adorable … Continue reading

Posted in Cardigans, Dubai, Finished Knits, KAL, Stashbusting, Yarn | 10 Comments


I cannot believe I forgot to blog about Metro!  (My Ravelry page says that this cardigan was finished on March 1!!!)  Better late than never, right?  When this pattern was published in the 2010 Fall issue of Twist Collective, I … Continue reading

Posted in Cardigans, Finished Knits, Yarn | 13 Comments


When I bought this yarn from my LYS a few weeks ago, I knew that I wanted to knit something girly with it. What better than a little spring cardigan for my 3-year-old daughter, Kirtana.  So, I dug out my … Continue reading

Posted in Cardigans, Design, Family, Finished Knits, Kids, Yarn | 17 Comments

Plan B

This is what we saw on one of our bike rides last week…. What a perfect day to ride horses (or bikes)!  Time to bring out the spring knitting, don’t you think?  I was contemplating what yarn to use, when … Continue reading

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Eye Candy

Stash!  Every knitter has a bit of yarn or boat loads of it.  Some knitters cram this stash into the deepest recess of their closets while others prefer to proudly display their piles-o-yarn for inspiration or…decor!  My stash is what … Continue reading

Posted in Finished Knits, Hats, Rambling, Stashbusting, Yarn | 7 Comments

The Emerald City

Only 3 hours south of us by car is Seattle.  We took an impulse road trip there last weekend and it was fun!  I love unplanned adventures like this and the kids were great about playing along. My favorite Seattle sight was Pike … Continue reading

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Next Up

My Bugga! adventure begins now. Bugga! yes folks, that exclamation point is intentional and rightly so.  Bugga! is MCN… which means that this yarn is 70% superwash merino, 20% cashmere (ooh la la) and 10% nylon.  Warm, durable and luxurious!  … Continue reading

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Sad Go Bye-Bye

It’s been a tough couple days but I have declared that life’s too short to sit around and mope.  Also, a pile of nom nom is always good for the soul… I signed up for another round of the the … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Finished Knits, Shawl, Yarn | 8 Comments


That’s all I have to say about this this and this Fell off the yarn diet wagon.  Bad, bad, bad!

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