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Life with a left-leaning Fiberista and my journey to find sanity and more time to knit, spin and weave.
Sweater in Four Days, Part II

Sweater in Four Days, Part II

This weekend I a #NekiaKAL participant and when Monday comes it is my hope that I will be well on my way to having a new sweater for my fall wardrobe! And, if I am really productive, I will be done on Monday but, I have my doubts that will happen. However, with no...

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Drive by Monday

The weekend had a definite autumnal feel to it with cool temps, low humidity, and overcast skies. Kind of weird weather for early August, especially since I am not ready to be reminded that summer is winding down. The weekend weather did afford a bit more...

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When the knitting is just so freaking good…

One would think that I would have immediately given a little Soak Wash spa treatment to my MKAL shawl upon casting off, however it sat around until yesterday. Why? I have no excuse except for pure laziness but it went down yesterday for a bath and then a good...

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Hello, August

This week's Think Write Thursday topic is to write a post to welcome August. "August, the summer's last messenger of misery, is a hollow actor. – Henry Rollins Ohai, August. I have very mixed emotions about you. You usher in the end of summer and you always go racing...

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Unraveled Wednesday, August 2

Is it just me, or does it seem like the summer is just flying by? I mean really, how on earth is it August already?!? My Instagram feed this week was full of fall sweater knitting plans…ummm, yeah. That was my reaction too, until I reminded myself that I knit not one...

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August Dreams

Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning. Gloria Steinem I really enjoyed my July stitching, but again I am feeling that the stitching is not "done", but maybe that is the way of...

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Unexpected Goodness

This Monday morning brings the close of July is the most unexpected but beautiful way. It was a great weekend! Friday night cocktails were accompanied by some light snacks as we wound down the week. Saturday saw me heading out with some "yarn" friends to visit a few...

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Friday, ahhhh!

Some weeks I am extra happy when Friday arrives and this is one of those weeks! However, it is the last Friday in July… Yeah, how is that even possible! We did get our trip to Michigan ironed out this week, so there is that! I am thankful for Senators McCain,...

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What’s Cookin’?

This week's topic for Think Write Thursday is to share my favorite summer meal ideas, including recipes if applicable. Are you all about the grill? Or maybe do you prefer salads. Do you use your crock-pot a lot in the summer? Or would you rather have sandwiches? Tell...

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