January 4, 2018

I still have a few ounces of some of my favorite yarn from The Fibre Company, called Road to China, and decided to knit up a baby hat and matching booties for my own wee babe. It's a beautiful blend of baby alpaca, silk, camel and cashmere and comes in so many wonderful colors. It's super soft and p...

April 17, 2017

Knitting as much as I do can cause pain and inflammation from all the repetitive movements. Compound that with all those chaturangas I'm doing during yoga class and you have a recipe for wrist injury! A couple years ago I started experiencing sharp pains in my wrists whenever I put any amount of wei...

March 15, 2017

Blocking is the last step in creating a beautiful hand knit item, but it is often overlooked. This post will give you details on why and how to block your knits for success.

Before I get into the nitty-gritty of how to block let me tell you about why it is good  to block. Blocking is an important fin...

February 13, 2016

No matter if you are spending hours at your computer or clicking away with your knitting needles taking mini-breaks are important to keep you in the present moment. Sitting for extended periods of time can wreack havoc on your body. Your hips tighten, posture slumps, and your joints stiffen. It does...

February 6, 2016

When is the last time you shut off your phone, stepped away from your electronics or just didn’t say anything for a few hours? I’ve been finding myself drained lately and I have found what revives me the most is quiet time. Time where I’m not reading, not knitting, not doing anything and not saying...

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