New Beginnings

Happy New Year everyone!  While I’m very much a home-body and am staying in (yes, I do have a bottle of Veuve Clicquot to ring in the New Year), I hope those who are out and about remain safe and warm as you celebrate. I thought that with this post I’d like to do something … More New Beginnings


What a week!  Super busy at work, little time left for knitting.  I did manage to knit a few inches on a sock (I have second sock syndrome, just a bit).  This is the first garment I’ve ever done from looking at a few hundred yards of stash yarn and doing a gauge swatch.  I’ve … More Celebrate!

Tempus fugit!

Wow, time really flies when you’re working 40-50 hours a week!  I’ve missed everyone and this blog has been in my thoughts… just… you know, time got away from me.  Two months since the last post, and that one was just a quickie! I haven’t ignored my knitting, though I haven’t been able to spend … More Tempus fugit!

Size Matters

So, for this week’s installment, we’ll continue on with our Gauge Swatch.  I hope you had a chance to do a sample for needle size and gauge as we discussed last week. Now, if you’re doing just a scarf or something that doesn’t require adhering to a specific size, then your gauge really is a … More Size Matters

The G-Spot

It’s been a few days since we stepped into the confessional and now it’s time to do our penance.  I hope you won’t consider swatching as “penance” after our little mini-series on gauge swatching, but I won’t judge if you don’t! And before you ask, by “G-Spot” I really do mean GAUGE.  We’re going to explore … More The G-Spot