Knitting & the Not-Fun Needles

I’ve had both my required vaccine shots.  It wasn’t fun, especially the second one, but I am very much looking forward to the result:  getting back to life outside my house. Meetup groups, library groups, church groups, and our favorites, LYS knitting groups, are all coming back. Maybe in your neck of the woods they … Read more

Don’t Knit on Lumpy Days

My daughter and I got our 2nd COVID vaccines yesterday.  (Hurray!  A maskless future awaits!)  It took several hours for the immune response, aka side effects, to kick in. For me, my intestines are in an uproar. My daughter had some mild nausea, too, last night, but the real symptoms kicked in for her this … Read more

Knitting Needle Size Chart

Converting knitting needle sizes from American to metric and back again. You found a great looking European design, but you’re not sure what needle size you need? Or you found a great American design and don’t know if you have the correct needles? Look no further. Here are the most common needle sizes in American … Read more

About Me

Ah, knitting.  I learned for the first time as a young child.  Then I put it aside & forgot about it until college. By then, I had forgotten what little I had learned.  I had to re-teach myself how to knit! I put it aside again until the early 2000’s and I’ve been off & … Read more