Shepherd’s Harvest is just around the corner!

I have been having fun with a new knitting pattern I’m developing. I’m not going to say that I’m the only one who has thought of it, but I haven’t seen it before. The concept is very simple: using two different colors of yarn, knit one row on a circular … Continue reading

Patterns at Patternfish

WooHoo! You can now purchase my patterns on line at I have my Noteworthy Fingerless mitts pattern up and ready to buy. I’m adding all my available patterns as I have time to do so. Patternfish is a really cool site. It has over 4000 patterns for sale and … Continue reading

Another pair of noteworthy mitts (fingerless that is)

A lovely guitar playing friend of mine ordered a pair of my mitts. . . I’ve made quite a few pair of these and always in wool. However, my friend is allergic to wool. So I just jumped in and decided to knit them in cotton. I knit these fingerless … Continue reading

New knitting pattern available & a new love!

Charlotte’s Tam pattern is now available on my etsy site! I’ve made three of them now and they work up so nicely! The one shown on the pattern is knit  in Gale Woods Farm’s sock yarn and it was perfect. I knit another one using two skeins of  Mission Falls … Continue reading

Fingerless Mitt knitting pattern for Musicians!

I often play the fiddle in colder conditions than I would like and have been craving an “appropriate” pair of fingerless mitts. Now I have three to choose from! I am really excited about this pattern! Notice how the foreground/background colors change from one mitt to the next? One has … Continue reading

New knitter in the fold

I am proud to note A new knitter on the block Niece Ellie knows how! About a year ago I got a very long text message from my 14 year old niece, Ellie, asking me how to cast off her scarf. I laughed out loud at the prospect of “texting” … Continue reading

fingerless gloves and cowl

I had a great time knitting these gifts! The fingerless glove pattern I found on line. It was a joy to knit, especially since I could finish one in a night. The blog that contains this pattern is in German but if you scroll down she has also provided it … Continue reading