Monthly Archives: October 2010

Teaching, Knitting and Friends

I love to teach knitting;  Getting someone else as excited as I am about what we can do with our needles and yarn;  Looking for that AHA moment when a knitter grasps the concept and knows how to use it!  … Continue reading

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Never Not Knitting

What do you do when you don’t feel like knitting – your hands/wrists are sore – you don’t feel well – your project is fighting you – etc!?  What are your distractions of choice?  Mine include reading, walking, photography (new and … Continue reading

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It’s “Thrumming!” along nicely!

I was cruising around the internet this am and I started looking for information on Thrumming.  There is some information out there – from your basic dictionary definition: thrum (t̸hrum) noun the row of warp thread ends left on a loom … Continue reading

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Practice Procrastination? Who Me?

I am the worlds’ greatest procrastinator.  I am also a knitting teacher, and design patterns for fun, I live, eat and breathe knitting, just ask my husband – but here I am in full panic mode.  Knitting is not quite giving me the … Continue reading

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It is Thankgiving Weekend and Does Your Stove Work?

Mine doesn’t – well to be more precise – the convection element has just toasted itself!  I can cook my turkey, using traditional oven baking, but I am going to have to refigure my timing! I shouldn’t complain – the stove … Continue reading

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Ravelwealth Games

At midnight tonight the Canadian Contingent on Ravelry starts to knit for glory at the Ravelwealth games.  We will be opening the games with a virtual party at Grannyknits4U rooftop deck in Toronto.  Food, alcohol and entertainment has all been arranged.  Some … Continue reading

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