Category Archives: Knitting

That Button Thing Again

So, I dunno, I kind of thought by the time I finished my cabled cardigan the world would be starting up again and I could buy some buttons at that shop near my office during lunch. Alas. (They have re-opened … Continue reading

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Grey Days, With Cables

There was a string of grey days last week, which is perhaps the universe trying to encourage us to stay home. Who knew public health departments had that particular power? Not much to do but keep knitting. Back at Christmas … Continue reading

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Maps and Pompoms

My quarantine reading slump continues, but luckily my mom sent me a copy of Brilliant Maps For Curious Minds by Ian Wright. (Apparently she knows his mom.) It’s a great book to flip through if you like maps and mostly … Continue reading

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Quarantine Bonus

When I knit that sweater I expected to use up the yarn, but wound up with a chunk leftover. Leftovers always feel to me like loose ends I should tie up, and it’s not like I’ve got anywhere to be, … Continue reading

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Dark Days, With Knitting

You know, I would have thought that a bunch of enforced time at home would be a chance to do so! much! reading! And yet, somehow I’m doing hardly any at all. I’m so used to grabbing a book to … Continue reading

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Simple, Easy

Last week after I finished my self-striping socks I was left with a stranded sweater and a cabled sweater in the face of worldwide disaster. Since so much of my counting energies are going towards coronavirus tallies obviously I needed … Continue reading

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So, Uh, Yikes

About this time last week I was at the office talking about how we’d handle stuff if they told us to work from home while also wondering if I was overreacting in a way that would turn into a running … Continue reading

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