Rainy Day WIPs

Although I have a large finish to show, I couldn’t take it outside to take photos.  It has been raining very hard here, a much-needed respite for our drought-stricken California.  I was going to clean house over the weekend, but that would have been such a waste of the perfectly wonderful rainy days.  So I spent the time working on these knitting and quilting projects instead, while watching the rain.. Read More

Staying Warm

Nettle Mitts Exactly a year ago during a visit to Napa, we found a yarn shop in downtown.   It was a crisp December weekend and I found myself gravitating toward the warmth of the yarn shop.  Even though I had no mitten-making skills whatsoever at the time, I couldn’t resist this fingering yarn and the mitten pattern.  Then, a few weeks ago, when the weather started getting colder, I also.. Read More