In my many years of teaching classes a certain problem reoccurs over and over again. It is frustrating for the teacher as well as the student. The student has failed to achieve the required knitting to move on to the next step; they fall behind and more often then not they give up on the project all together.Read More
The days are getting longer. It is very exciting; before long, the spring flowers will be in bloom. We still have snow on the ground and it can be very icy on my daily walks, but all in all, things look hopeful. To celebrate, I have started knitting with one of the spring yarns that arrived a few weeks ago.Read More
January is one of those months that seem to go on forever. With the white snow and the grey skies, it can become very oppressive. Many people I know flee the confines of this weather and go to some place warm and sunny. But for those of us that stay behind, we need something to brighten our world.
So lets bring some color to our knitting. This is a great time to start a Fair Isle project or a color stranded project. If you want something small, try a pair of mittens, gloves, or socks. We have many patterns to choose from or if you want a larger project we will help you put that together. Try something challenging that has thirteen to twenty different colors.
It has not been too terribly cold for Montana with the temperature 28 for the high and 17 for the low. All and all not bad, I still layer up with socks, mittens, scarves, (yes I wear more then one) and take my two-mile walk twice a day. But my favorite thing to do is sit by a nice cozy fire and knit for hours on end.Read More
A New Year is always a time for a fresh start, a do over, and a chance to change directions and get it right this time. It is a wonderful time of the year. Everything that was bogging us down in the year that passed seems to be shone in a new light and doesn’t seem to be quite as daunting.Read More
The gansey sweaters were knit by the women of the village. It is thought that these garments were originally undergarments.Read More
Slow Fashion is not a seasonal trend that comes and goes, but a sustainable fashion movement that is gaining momentum.Read More