It’s time for Currently, the June edition. Each month Anne in Residence prompts us to consider the current happenings in our lives. This month we are reflecting on how we are celebrating, collecting, gifting, thinking and trying. Celebrating Steve and I recently celebrated our 5th wedding anniversary. Getting married was a mindset shift that surprised […]

Easy Hats for Beginning Knitters

Many of my beginner knitting projects have been hats. Hats make for quick and satisfying knits and are a good platform for practicing new techniques. Here is a a round up of easy hats for beginning knitters; pattern and yarn links included. This is Purl Soho’s Learn to Knit a Hat in the Round pattern […]

Knitting My First Shawl

This fall I began knitting my first shawl. It was a quick and satisfying beginner project. My mother, grandmother and all of my aunts always had creative work in progress.  They were always sewing, crocheting, embroidering, quilting, beading, cutting, gluing etc.  And, I feel lucky that they always put a project in my hands.  Usually […]