What Knitting or Crocheting Can Teach Us

  As a designer, I spend many hour escaping into the Ravelry world, an amazing knitting and crocheting community (website) where people come and stay. For hours sometimes. I click through 10, 15, 100 versions of the same shawl pattern (or dishcloth, sock, scarf, hat pattern), looking intently at the yarns used, the projects created […]

How to be a more Productive knitter

Are you tired of being stuck in Area 51 (your stash) with all your UFOs (unfinished objects) and PHDs (projects half done)? I’ve put together a list of ways for you to be more productive and organized with your knitting.

Inspiring YOUR Creative Side

First off, Happy February. Ok, I’m a day late, but I’ve been snowed in with nothing but a warm fire, a hot cup of coffee and my knitting/micron pens/colored pencils and a sewing machine. I’m sure you understand. So, here’s what I’m thinking. Inspiring A Creative Life is the theme to this blog. Why not, for […]

How I make my "Vanilla Socks"

(Photo is “Opal” Sock yarn.)  Hi Knitters, I have had countless people ask me how I do my easy peasy “vanilla” sock. Now, you ask, what do you mean by vanilla?  Think of vanilla ice cream. Plain, nothing fancy. Just. Plain. It’s perfect for those beautiful self-striping yarns.  That’s what I mean by vanilla sock. […]