Post-Holiday Tinking

Happy 2009! May it be a better year for all of us. Yesterday, after sleeping in scandalously late (for me, […]

2008, It’s Been Great

Well, 2008 has had its great moments, but I’m still happy to turn the page. 2009 promises to be quite […]

Happy To Be Home

Hope everyone out in the blogosphere had a merry Christmas, happy Hannukah, Kwanzaa, Winter Solstice, or whatever other holiday you […]

The Cat In the Hat

Please don’t turn me in for feline abuse. Shadow loves this combination of yarn: Manos del Uruguay kettle-dyed wool in […]

Lemony Bucket

This is a tale of divine citrus. A tale of two trees that nearly succumbed, four years ago, to a […]


It got cold last night. Not the California thin-blooded sissy kind of cold, but a true, below-freezing, red-nosed, numb fingers […]

Who Me? Knitting Fatigue?

It was a productive weekend, followed today by another (perhaps the final?) pre-holiday trip to the post office. There are […]

Chocolate Makes the World Go ‘Round…

…especially when you’re knitting lots of little holiday gifts on a deadline (Time and Christmas wait for no one) and […]

How Do I Know It’s Winter?

Let me count the ways winter is revealing itself here in the Bay area. First of all, it’s getting “cold.” […]


Okay, here’s another hat. I’m on a roll. If I’d known how supremely light and soft and warm this yarn […]

Gift-Knitting Race Continued…

In between knitting holiday projects, dinner has to be resentfully thrown together for picky family members who wolf it down […]

Holiday Madness

Yes, it has finally set in. Weeks ago, I perused my patterns in search of the perfect – i.e. quick […]

It’s the End of the Year As We Know It…

…to borrow and modify a song title from REM. How did it get to be December? I guess I was […]

Marilyn’s Bed Jacket

At last… it’s out, finally! I received my Interweave Knits Winter 2008 issue in today’s mail and had my first […]

Thursday Yarn Pr0n

As if I needed any incentive to buy more yarn, it seems that every time I check in with Anne’s […]