“When the student is ready…

…the teacher will appear.”

It’s a pretty famous Buddhist saying. And it just became real for me.

When I posted my 2010 wannas, one of the things I mentioned was that I wanted to learn new weaving techniques. And that I’d joined a Su Butler’s napkin exchange as one concrete strategy to help me do […]

It Can’t Hurt To Ask

I’m used to selling my handwoven scarves at art & craft shows, and from my website. That’s how I sell what I make. That’s what I need to focus on.

Or is it?

The other day I got a fairly standard marketing email from the New York Wine & Culinary Center, a lovely organization about […]

How To Make Isa’s Yarn Button

I’ve never done anything like this post before – writing directions on how to make something and taking pictures as I go. Some of the photos are a little bit fuzzy – of course I didn’t know that till I was all done :-(.

Before we start, I want to thank Cathy Powers, the talented […]

Golden Sunshine in a Scarf

I’ve said it often enough – I’m into the gem tone colors. Purples, blues, greens, reds – they just call to me. I realize that other people have different color preferences, so I do try to pick yarns that will please other palettes, too. Sometimes I really like them, sometimes not so much.

This […]

Baby Socks

I’m on a sock kick. I can’t seem to stop knitting socks.

So I decided to make some cute, little baby socks for my to-be grandchild. I bought a skein of Bernat baby stretch yarn in a brighter-than-pastel color blend, then went on an online search for a pattern. Unlike the booties I […]