Today, I don't have any grandiose plans to change the world, not magnificent FOs to show off. I just have buttons. Do you keep a button box? Growing up, my sisters and I would play with the buttons in our mother's button box, and I raided it for closures for the wonky little pouches I … Continue reading Buttons

Red Reveal

Where have I been? Not on the blog very often. But I promised you a FO post a while back, and here it is! The FO is my iteration of Leah's Lovely Cardigan from More Last-Minute Knitted Gifts. It is emphatically not sweater weather in Phoenix, so pictures had to wait until we were up … Continue reading Red Reveal


A weekend home sick is conducive to getting lots of reading an knitting done. The book I am reading while knitting this intensely red sweater is, appropriately enough, A Perfect Red. It is nonfiction that promises to engage like fiction. Sometimes this works, and sometimes it doesn't, and the latter always leaves me wishing I'd … Continue reading Red