Month: May 2017

Rainbow Hat

Last year I bought an assortment of neon yarn and made mittens for my nieces and nephews. I ended up with a pile of brightly coloured scrap yarn, so when I was looking for something to knit for a birthday gift, they jumped out of my collection at me.   I love striped hats in general, but Rainbow Marley is a…

What Melania Trump Taught Me About Instagram

A month or so ago I read a post analyzing Melania Trump’s personality based on her Twitter photos. It’s a bit of a scary concept, people judging your motives and psyche based on the photos you post. It made me wonder what conclusions someone could draw from my Instagram photos. Like most people using Instagram, I curate what I post…

Mittens in May

  For nephews with May birthdays, mittens always seem a little silly. As cold as it’s been this year, they may need to wear them before fall.  

Evergreen Cap in Beige

I’ve been in a weird knitting funk lately. I’m not knitting as much; what I am knitting I’m not really finishing; and what I am finishing, well, it doesn’t rank high on the excitement scale (“oh look: another dishcloth”*).   I did manage to finish a cable hat recently. I love the look of cable hats but I’ve not knit…