Fall 2016, Knitting Pattern

Caribou Wildflower Cowl

Download this pattern from Ravelry here. The Caribou-Targhee National Forest spans over 2.63 million acres, much of which is a part of the Greater Yellowstone Eco System in Idaho and Wyoming.  A small part of this forest, the Jedediah Smith Wilderness is less than five miles from my home in Alta, Wyoming.  All summer, the… Continue reading Caribou Wildflower Cowl

Fall 2016, Knitting Pattern

Dreaming of Edinburgh Mitts

    Download the pattern from Ravelry here. I've traveled all over the European continent, but I've never been to Edinburgh.  I see the pictures, I read the stories, I imagine beautiful, kind peole wrapped in cozy, classic knits drinking tea by the fire while darling little hedgehogs frolic in the yard around garden gnomes.… Continue reading Dreaming of Edinburgh Mitts

Summer 2016, Uncategorized

Sedona Lace Scarf

PURCHASE SEDONA LACE SCARF PATTERN ON RAVELRY For spring break this year we put the boyz in the car, left our snowy playground in Alta, Wyoming and drove to Queen's Creek, Arizona to visit my parents and their swimming pool. The weather was perfect and the meals were fabulous (my mom's a great cook!) On… Continue reading Sedona Lace Scarf

Knitting, Local Yarn Store, Travel, Yarn

Encinitas, California

Last spring we got the chance to visit my brother and sister-in-law and their boys in San Diego, California, the most beautiful, peaceful place on the California coast.  After lunch and before the beach, I paid a visit to The Black Sheep, a LSY located on Highway 101 in Encinitas. This yarn store is the stuff… Continue reading Encinitas, California

Knitting, Yarn

To Stripe or Not To Stripe

That is the question! In my experience, Noro Yarns makes the answer easy. Mr. Eisaku Noro is the artist and innovator behind the fabulous Noro Yarn line. He was born near Yoshino-Kumano National Park and has applied his sensitivities of the natural world he enjoyed there to the selection of natural materials which make up… Continue reading To Stripe or Not To Stripe

Knitting, Local Yarn Store, Travel

Deep in the Heart of Texas

I'd never been to Dallas (the city), but I have great memories of Dallas (the TV show) as a teenager. JR Ewing, his family and their crazy exploits were a weekly part of my teenage years. I flew in for a family function and had a little time to do some sightseeing, so I drove… Continue reading Deep in the Heart of Texas