Hey there crafty friends. My publisher, STC Craft, has put together a collection of 20 free patterns from their books. Plus, a craft book give-away if you comment on their blog by September 28th. [...]


Ok guys, after all of your super helpful and supportive knitting comments, I’m back at it. This is the start of my second (ok, third!) attempt at the Shalom Cardi. With some new yarn and [...]

playing with color

I love color. I am working on my next print collection so I am pulling together all of the yummy fall colors that feel so good to me right now. Plum, magenta, orange, brown, a little [...]

some knitting

I got distracted from my honey comb hat and scarf and knit a few other things instead. These are the sweet little baby booties by Susan B Anderson I told you about. Super cinchy to make! I knit [...]

weird + wonderful

No, I’m not still talking about my hair. We went on a little nature walk this weekend. You never know what you’ll discover. Amber globs of sap, decorating a tree. Something shed and [...]

friday silliness

I got a badly needed haircut yesterday. Nothing drastic, just a good trim. Seems I have finally “figured out” my hair after 40-something years! Anyway, about 10 years ago I was having [...]

blissful blogging

Yesterday the mailman brought me a copy of Blogging for Bliss, A Guide For Crafters, Artists & Creatives of All Kinds, by Tara Frey. Last year when I was asked to be a part of the book (find [...]