The Book in the Drawer

I knew someone once who used to talk about the “book in the drawer.” The “book in the drawer” was the one that was so good you couldn’t stop reading it. All you wanted to do was keep reading that book. You read it everywhere, all the time, and even …

Eureka!

Woohooo!! The wrap-and-turn problem is solved! I’ve been doing a little recon as I prepare to knit the Lizard Ridge Afghan, and I was saying yesterday that I’d gotten into some rough terrain with my picked up wraps from the short rows in the pattern. As you can see in …

On the trail . . .

I love it when I’m about to learn something new. You know that feeling you get when your mind is primed for the answer and it’s just a matter of time before you find it? Not a huge answer like THE Answer but a particular answer to a particular thing? …

Good For What Ails You

You know that moment when the stars align and everything finally makes sense? Me neither. Sometimes I think I’m there, but then life gets rockin’ and rollin’ again, and off we go. I have a strategy, though. I’ve learned that knitting is a wonder drug. It’s the magic potion. It’s …