Knitting in the New Year

Happy New Year, Knitters! After a very busy holiday yarn season, we all took a week off to enjoy the holidays with family and friends. With Christmas and Hannukkah so close, it was a whirlwind, with matzo ball soup and … Continue reading

Working like Elves

Hi, Knitters, Wow, it always seems like the holiday season trots by so fast, like a speeded-up jingle sleigh. We’ve been working like elves in the Lair, trying to go as fast as possible to fill everyone’s orders. We bought … Continue reading
December 12, 2014 by Knitcircus

Hat and Cowl Knitting, Sale Yarns and Holidays Yes

The holidays approacheth! I love hosting, getting out the good china, and making pumpkin pies (I think I might need to practice that one this weekend so the T-day ones are perfect…) Here’s wishing all of you US knitters safe … Continue reading

A Few of My Favorite Things

Some things I love this summer: Puppy Love I had my doubts about a dog, but Belle is really stepping up her responsibility, and Sasha really could not be cuter or more fun. She loves every single person that comes … Continue reading

New Pattern: My Darling Wristwarmers

Hey, Knitters! It’s such a busy time in the Lair, working on a huge, secret project and getting the Gradient Club orders out, but last weekend, I took a little time to make my daughter a knitted treat. These little wristwarmers knit … Continue reading

Long Weekend Knitting

Happy belated Thanksgiving and Black Friday/Craft Friday to everyone! After all of the cleaning and prepping, Thanksgiving went off wonderfully smoothly. We had 11 people here, but didn’t have to do all the cooking. My dad makes the turkey and … Continue reading

Tiny Treads Review and Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day to all of you wonderful knitters. You make my heart happy. My mom stopped by this morning to give me this treat; she’s pretty much the Queen of Hearts. She got the cookie stamp on her trip … Continue reading

Knitting Help–Ask Me Anything!

Johnny from New Stitch A Day has asked me to be on Knitting Help, which will be broadcast live tomorrow! So tune in on Google Plus at noon Central time; have questions about podcasting? Running an online magazine? Shawl, cowl or hat construction? … Continue reading
December 20, 2012 by Knitcircus

Peace and Comfort

Inspired by Knitsophrenic’s post. In dark days; we look to light and hope. This chime uses candelight to turn the windmill, speed the angel’s flight and make a rhythmic bell sound. Every day during December, we light it during mealtimes. Right … Continue reading
December 17, 2012 by Knitcircus

Big and Tiny Trees

Oh, Christmas tree! This weekend, we took the kids to the same Christmas tree farm we always went to when I was a kid. Summer’s lies just outside of town, tucked between beautiful, rolling hills. It was strange to be there without snow; usually, … Continue reading