The summer of the shawl 1

The summer of the shawl
I’m thinking about summer and about shawls because it’s negative too damn cold today, and both shawls and summer make me think of warm…. The summer of 2013 is the summer that I got a little obsessed with making shawls, as evidenced by the fact that I made 5 shawls and a cowl…. Clorinda: Sweet ...

Knitting and yarn and traveling….

Knitting and yarn and traveling....
So, I went to New Jersey for a few days. Those of you that are Facebook friends know that I was helping out with my sister’s kids. I also got to participate in a concert in Connecticut, that I’ll post about separately. Because I was taki g care of little people (and changing diapers!!!),I didn’t ...

Two steps forward, three back…

Two steps forward, three back...
If I you added up all of the knitting I’ve done on this sock, I would be about done. As it is, I’ve ripped out the heel once, and taken back the leg of the sock twice now. I really like the chevron pattern, I think it’s more interesting than just the striping, but it ...

Repetition 3

Repetition
I suspect that some people wonder how a person can stand to knit. I mean, really: it is VERY repetitive. Stick the needle in the loop, draw through the yarn, making a new loop. Repeat. Ad nauseum. Quilting, too. Hundreds of pieces to be cut and sewn back together. Or, in the case of the ...

Hello June

Hello June
  So, do I reintroduce myself? Explain why I haven’t posted in months? Or do I just pretend like it hasn’t been 3 months since posting on my blog? Hello, my name is Suzanne. I quilt, knit, read, work at a high school*, take care of twin boys**, 1 husband, 1 cat, and 3 dogs***. ...