Monthly Archives: March 2010

Stop the Presses…

Well yesterday was a crazy day. Back on Feb 22 I applied for a job with World Teach, a volunteer organization, as the Summer Program Coordinator for their Ecuador program. After a few weeks had passed and I hadn’t heard back from them I assumed that they weren’t interested in me for the position. Anyhow, [...]

Roku

Roku means six in Japanese. With the changing weather and my love for color, I’ve wanted to design items using colorwork. These mitts have been knocking around my mind for a while and they put me in mind of technology, futuristic, words like that. I kept trying to come up with a name for the [...]

Madison Trip

Andrea and I casting on for Little Birds This is way late for posting this but I spent the last half of last week in Madison, WI. It was a pretty great knitstravaganza time. Andrea (ravname: Selkie), co-Mod on the Anthropologie Knits group on ravelry, hosted me in Madison and she was definitely the hostess [...]

On the road…

I’ve been lamenting the lack of travel in my life lately and so I’m happy to be off on a short trip to the Midwest. I’m really looking forward to hanging out with Andrea (AKA Selkie) in Madison. Yarn crawl, Madison Knitting Guild event with the Mason-Dixon peeps, I can’t wait! A lovely knitstravaganza long [...]

Goal Attained: Paluk Snood

One of my New Years goals was to publish at least 4 patterns this year. I had no clue that I would manage to accomplish that by March 8th but I have. Today I uploaded another pattern to my ravelry store. This pattern is: Paluk Snood It’s downloadable from ravelry or non-ravelry users can use [...]

Fame! (15 min of Italian fame)

A few weeks ago, a fellow raveler messaged me and asked if she could feature my pattern for Sweet November Shawl in the knit/crochet section of an Italian online mag called Leiweb. Obviously I said yes. Anyhow, the post featuring the Sweet November pattern was published today. It’s about how film inspires knitting. I quite [...]