Summer in Philly is now doing that thing where there are days when the humidity is not quite as hellish and the days can be, dare I say it, pleasant! This means that evenings after work makes me want to grab a chair, settle somewhere there is a breeze and work up a few rows.
Knitting and crocheting can be such a solitary act that it’s easy to knit alone somewhere and be in your own head. WWKIP Day a specific day to get out of your house and go to a local event (with your knitting in tow) and hang out with likeminded people.
I needed something quick and adaptable for summer fashion but practical for cool nights. The Bee started talking about a poncho I made for her when she was “so much younger” (her words) and I decided that was the project.
There a several knitters and crocheters I follow on Instagram for inspiration and for pattern ideas. One knitter is Jennifer, aka @bromefields and her photos are always on point. Luscious knits made with beautiful yarn and her stitches are so neat! Charming hand knit items that look cozy and comfy and professionally made. A few […]
Friday night yielded a welcome distraction from the results of Election of 2016: yarn and a book signing at Hidden River Yarns! Lars Rains, author, knitter and designer, was at the shop for two days to promote his books Presto and Modern Lopi. I knew that I would grabbing copies of the books (because books!) […]