Knitting, How to’s, Guest posts, and More. Events of the day.


Knitting and writing

I feel so good that I’m getting work done on my book! Finished one sock, knitted the cuff on the second. Now time to get some writing done before I go to sleep. Did some really interesting stuff today and hope to blog about it tomorrow. Got some cool photos & videos too!


Interesting note about song lyrics

I’ve been listening to the CD “Live at Eddie’s Attic” by The Civil Wars lately. The haunting melodies and harmonies have been playing in my head since I first heard the band’s duet version of Leonard Cohen’s “Dance Me to the End of Love” at our favorite local coffee shop a couple of weeks ago. […]


New Book Ideas

Sometimes I can’t help myself and I “accidentally” pitch a new book idea to an editor after promising myself I will not start anything new!


Fresh Designs – Cooperative Press

FYI. Call for submissions: Fresh Designs – Cooperative Press Cooperative Press is publishing a new series called Fresh Designs. We are seeking pattern submissions from designers of all experience levels for books on the following topics: shawls, scarves, hats, mittens and gloves, kids, sweaters, home, designs for men, toys and bags. …More info (Click here).


Lithuania on my mind again

As I am getting ready for my trip to Europe, Lithuania is filling my mind again. I’m looking at my photos, reading history books, fondling yarn and knitted pieces, looking for a flat to rent, and dreaming of the streets of Vilnius. Although I will also be spending time in England, Scotland, and Geneva, and […]


Edith Durham collection

Albanian socks in the Edith Durham collection of the Bankfield Museum, Halifax, West Yorkshire, England. Looks like a two section swirl toe to me.