delightful toes

Finding Delight on Your Toes

Yesterday, as I walked upstairs at the office, I looked down at my feet. The deep purple sparkling from my toes delighted me. Stephanie started getting pedicures as part of her health regimen (must take care of feet!) and she talked me into having a pedicure as well. The whole pedicure thing seemed awkward. Sitting…

Oh What a Beautiful AM

This morning, I looked out the door as I released the cat into the not-very-wild. Have you ever stared out your own front door and thought the beauty you saw was too much? The mist rising in a line over the trees with the mountain hovering over them. Gray clouds lining the horizon with blue…

Bundle of Joy, Week 8: Linus’ Dream

Before I talk about the final pattern, have you signed up to get my Christmas Eve gift yet? Click here to make sure you get it! I’m so excited! Now, back to business…. The eighth pattern in my Bundle of Joy is Linus’ Dream! When I picked Linus’ Dream for the eighth pattern, I thought…

Aphra Behn Cowl

Bundle of Joy, Week 4: The Aphra Behn Cowl

The fourth week of the Bundle of Joy means it’s time for the… Aphra Behn Cowl! Many years ago, my good friend Paula directed The Rover at the University of Denver. The playwright, Aphra Behn, enchanted me. Reputed to be the first woman to earn a living as an author, her work was performed during…

Lynn's Wonder Cowl (with Kaleo!)

Bundle of Joy, Week 2: Lynn’s Wonder Cowl

Week Two of my Bundle of Joy… Lynn’s Wonder! This reversible cowl combines traditional and modern looks & techniques. One side embraces tradition with an aran design including cables and a herringbone topped with bobbles. A field of polka dots cross the other side, created with a two-color honeycomb cable pattern. Here’s my deal: if…

Project Purgatory

Project Purgatory

For the last six weeks, I’ve dumped everything that seemed like something I should keep into my office. As a result, a pile of yarn, bills, books and business cards obscured my desk from view. Project bags peeked out of baskets. A computer fan, stack of floppy disks (oh yes – old fashioned 3.5” plastic…