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Making More Knitters

by erin on April 29, 2014

I’ve had some time lately to watch knitters interacting.  I’ve been struck by the sheer enjoyment knitters get from teaching others about knitting.  This extends to needle felting, crocheting, and probably macrame, but I’m particularly struck by the patience and enthusiasm shown when one knitter is teaching another.   This can happen in many different […]


Going Slower So I Can Go Faster

by erin on January 14, 2014

When Stephanie Pearl-McPhee came to visit Chapel Hill and Raleigh, I got to sit in on one of her classes.  It was about knitting for speed and efficiency.   Here is the acid test:  you might be a hard core Knitter if you thought, “dang, sorry I missed that.”   The class was brilliant (I […]


You Had To Be There

by erin on December 10, 2013

I…so.  This past weekend…it just…I…yeah.   My brain has been blown wide open in the best way with all kinds of crazy fun.  This weekend was chock full of firsts.   First, this is the first time I’ve been a part of large gathering of knitters.  Does that make it my first first?  Can I […]


A Tale of Two Socks

by erin on October 1, 2013

I’ve just come off of a fantastic weekend.  My mother’s birthday was celebrated, and we snuck my sister in from Chicago to surprise both her and my father.  We are not a family of pranksters, so my folks never saw it coming until my sister was standing in their doorway.  It was wonderful.  And what […]

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Some Knits, Some News, And A Story

by erin on September 18, 2012

Well, I jumped the gun last week.  But now, now NOW (!)  the website is up and running.  I think they got Gandalf in there for a day or two to finish up the work (and it is a B-E-A-Utiful site, dontcha think?).  I now put on my fancy clothes when I sit down to […]