Monthly Archives: October 2013

A Giveaway Winner, and Yarn Chatter

Wow, so many of you commented on my giveaway post, with so many fabulous fall knitting plans! I particularly salute those of you who are already on top of your holiday gift knitting, because I have to admit that hasn’t even crossed my scattered mind yet. I wish I had more than one skein of […]

A Yarn Giveaway

About a week ago, our autumn took a sharp turn at the traffic lights from Gentle Late Summer Breeze to Holy Crap Where Is My Winter Coat. And although I’ve been really looking forward to the arrival of Sweater Season, I forgot that that also tends to coincide with Hat, Mitt, Cowl, and Scarf Season, […]

But it’s really not all about the yarn, I swear

As Stephanie so nicely put it, the best part of Rhinbeck is being around friends and a lot of other people who don’t think knitting is silly. It’s a really great thing to be amongst your people like that, and know that if you stop someone dead in their tracks to ask them what a) […]

Another year of knitting tourism

Rhinebeck weekend has come and gone for another year, and once again it was a great time and went by all too quickly! I will allow that I am very glad to have my own bed to sleep in again, but it is a real bummer that my usual schedule does not come with a […]

The Rhinebeck sweater

I’m looking forward (as are many other knitters across the continent and beyond, no doubt) to my annual trip to Rhinebeck next weekend, and it’s a toss up whether the knitting time and yarn time are a bigger draw over getting to spend time with knitter friends I usually only see in the internet, or […]


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