Archive For February, 2011


By | February 28, 2011

Over the weekend I received a curious email. Mary wrote to let me know she had posted a review of Charts Made Simple in Ravelry’s On The Other Hand forum. With Mary’s permission, here’s an excerpt: I just had a chance to look at a new book that’s out and thought you all might be […]

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Today is Thursday

By | February 23, 2011

Franklin Habit wrote a too-true post last week about the disorientation that comes with travel, and needing to remind himself where he is and what he needs to do. For me, the disorientation comes after I return home. “Re-entry” can take days. For instance, I got back from Stitches West late on Sunday. Monday and […]

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An apt comparison

By | February 11, 2011

Clara Parkes wrote the coolest review of Charts Made Simple yesterday. My favorite quote: “To resist charts in knitting is like resisting the purl stitch.” Too true! By the way, for all of you looking for Charts Made Simple on Amazon: It may be listed as out of stock at the moment, but that won’t […]

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Unnecessary funkiness

By | February 4, 2011

Some of you may have noticed that, of late, the actual knitting content on this blog has been… well… sparse. Practically absent. Partly it’s because my attention has been elsewhere, on a large cough book cough project. Partly it’s because my knitting mojo has been missing: I just haven’t felt like knitting, so I haven’t […]

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Is it real yet?

By | February 2, 2011

At long last, Charts Made Simple is now available for order through Amazon. Does that mean the book is “real”? More real than when it wasn’t available through Amazon? Some people may think so. Myself, I’m waiting for the book to be available at Powell’s. Or at any yarn shop I happen to pop my […]

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