Monthly Archives: December 2008

Shades of Pale Blues Artsilk (100gms) In between writing and knitting, I’ve been painting silks — above is a sample hank of silk from India  — super-shiny, thin silk. It’s a bear to reskein. The hank is actually paler than this photo appears on my screen. Hope you can see it right on yours. Cut […]

Shades of Pale Blues Artsilk (100gms) In between writing and knitting, I’ve been painting silks — above is a sample hank of silk from India  — super-shiny, thin silk. It’s a bear to reskein. The hank is actually paler than this photo appears on my screen. Hope you can see it right on yours. Cut […]

Merry Christmas

Persimmon Banana Palm Silk and a Cut Silk Velvet Scarf Thank you to everyone who came by on the Sunday before the Christmas holiday. Check back the week after for a listing of New Year’s Specials. Yes, there were more than a few knitters who said, I must wait to see what Santa leaves under […]

Merry Christmas

Persimmon Banana Palm Silk and a Cut Silk Velvet Scarf Thank you to everyone who came by on the Sunday before the Christmas holiday. Check back the week after for a listing of New Year’s Specials. Yes, there were more than a few knitters who said, I must wait to see what Santa leaves under […]

Xmas Knitting

Be sure to take your knitting on those family visits this holiday season! Nothing worse than getting stuck on the couch, cricket blaring from the tv, and not having your project with you! This is one of my personal nightmare scenarios. Normally, it is in-law time, but because I’ve been away working in the US […]

Xmas Knitting

Be sure to take your knitting on those family visits this holiday season! Nothing worse than getting stuck on the couch, cricket blaring from the tv, and not having your project with you! This is one of my personal nightmare scenarios. Normally, it is in-law time, but because I’ve been away working in the US […]

Gearing Up For Summer

Premium Hand-Painted Sock 100% superwash Wool (100gms/365yds) from Stranded In Oz There’s not much left of these super-high twist beauties, but a few skeins in this yarn — dyed in similar colours to my Nepalese Laceweight. They’re just the right colours to make my latest Yarn Magazine sock pattern, She Wears Seashells. This weekend’s special: […]

Gearing Up For Summer

Premium Hand-Painted Sock 100% superwash Wool (100gms/365yds) from Stranded In Oz There’s not much left of these super-high twist beauties, but a few skeins in this yarn — dyed in similar colours to my Nepalese Laceweight. They’re just the right colours to make my latest Yarn Magazine sock pattern, She Wears Seashells. This weekend’s special: […]

Back at The Port

After being stranded in Auckland (long story, no details nec.) after 24 hrs travel, I finally have made it back to Port Adelaide, South Australia! No thanks to Air NZ, but mega thanks to Qantas, who saved me from being marooned in Sydney. Go the big red kangaroo! For the Port Adelaide Market this Sunday: […]

Back at The Port

After being stranded in Auckland (long story, no details nec.) after 24 hrs travel, I finally have made it back to Port Adelaide, South Australia! No thanks to Air NZ, but mega thanks to Qantas, who saved me from being marooned in Sydney. Go the big red kangaroo! For the Port Adelaide Market this Sunday: […]