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Life with a left-leaning Fiberista and my journey to find sanity and more time to knit, spin and weave.
Rainy days are for knitting

Rainy days are for knitting

Stillwater #1 is progressing, but it is obviously not a "4-day knit" for me, but I am moving in the right direction. I have one more repeat to do before I begin the bottom ribbing. The rainy weekend we have on tap will enable lots of knitting time, which is a good...

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Playing Favorites

This week, the topic for Think Write Thursday is to write about your three favorite things to wear. Well, hmmm. I am guessing PJ's can't be on the list? Or can they? But, truthfully - the topic caused me to think much about what I wear and why and do I really like it....

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Unraveled Wednesday, June 21

Happy Summer Solstice! It is the best day of the year with more daylight hours to knit and read by! Amirite?! On the reading front, I am close to finishing 2 books; The Hanging (which I am listening to) and The Other Einstein (which I am reading on my Kindle). Both...

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Sewing Contemplations and Questions

I have read through my Alabama Chanin book three times now and I think I am ready to give a tee-shirt a whirl. I think my first "go" will be from a couple of Steve's old shirts. I hope to stop at Jo-Ann's this weekend to get some craft thread and get started. Beyond...

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Easing into Monday

It was a quiet weekend here with no real plans to do anything, which was perfect. We did a bit of yard work in the heat, no too much, but just enough and I was pleased to see that this week my first zucchini will be ready for picking! There was a bit of knitting –...

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Gone Knittin’

I had a few things to get done yesterday morning and then Steve and I took a bit of a walk out at Boyce Mayview. It was my first walk since my tumble and it went well, although a bit warm with the heat yesterday afternoon! And, I am happy to report that there are no...

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Refocusing Intentions

This week's Think Write Thursday topic is to "consider what it means to be at the halfway point of the year. Did you state some intentions for 2017? If so, check in on them and give us an update. If you didn't state any intentions then maybe you could tell us what you...

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Unraveled Wednesday, June 14

What is better for the almost "ides" of June to talk about knitting and reading? Up first, reading… I have lots of books to update you all with! I have completed three books since week: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. This book was recommended to me for my...

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How My Garden Grows

Mary had asked about my garden, so I thought I would share with you what works for us... or what we hope works for us! I do not have ground that would give me what Bonny has in her yard. The soil here is very poor and extremely rocky – as in there are more rocks than...

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