Category: FO Files

Bah, Humbug!

I took a look over at Knitting Daily today and found the holidays staring me in the face.  But in a kinda good way! The Question o’ the Day over there is, "What are you knitting for holiday gifts?" and it seems that for many of us, the answer is, "Nothing."  I’m firmly aligned with…

Of Course You Can!

A little while ago, y’all learned not to ask me a certain question:   What should I knit? And since I didn’t explain in that post what the second-question-I-won’t-answer was, now nobody will talk to me.  So, I guess I’d better clear this up today. The second question I get asked by knitters, which I…

The Coolest Thing I Ever Knit

The other day I realized I am into my 5th year of what I still think of as my "new career":  teaching knitting, writing patterns, and perhaps most importantly, not being a corporate slave. During that time, I’ve met and taught a whole bunch of knitters.  I can’t honestly say that I remember all of ’em…

Nutcracker Sweet, Part 9 – the happy ending

OK, here we are, finally.  It’s done!  And, I’m pretty darned happy with it.  Although admittedly, I picked a real lulu for the first set of Playing Lessons! (I didn’t do it on purpose, I swear.  Really, I’m usually more lazy than this.) "Lulu" is the perfect term to describe this project, it turns out, because it…