english rose tweed baby blanket

english rose tweed baby blanket

This Spring I started designing two new baby blanket designs. I should know better than to buy yarn and start two projects at once. I was making great progress on the first blanket until the yarn came for the second one. At that point the new yarn distracted me and I couldn’t resist starting theKeep Reading

summer quinoa

summer quinoa

Each time we get to a new season in Colorado I think about how even though the season we’re coming out of is great, the season we’re going into is really my favorite. Winter and snow and skiing is amazing, but it’s really great to bike and ski during spring. Spring with all the variety inKeep Reading

sneak preview of a new knitting pattern

sneak preview of a new knitting pattern

Sometimes the best way for me to finish a project is to buy the supplies for the next one. I leave the new yarn in a place where I can admire it and touch it and get excited about using it. Then, I force myself to finish what I’m currently working on before I allowKeep Reading

knitting a new cowl + latest food obsessions

knitting a new cowl + latest food obsessions

As an experienced knitter, sometimes I think I can’t find new challenges or new techniques to learn. There was a time when anything besides a knit or purl stitch was intimidating.  Now I’ve tried and mastered stranded color knitting, lace patterns, knitting in the round, even entrelac. That’s why I was so excited to findKeep Reading

patagonia

patagonia

The last month has felt like a complete blur. The end of December was full of holiday activities, year-end parties, skiing and time with family. All that in addition to planning and packing for my trip to Patagonia made for a hectic few weeks. My two week trip to Patagonia (Argentina and Chile) was incredible.Keep Reading