July is here!! And I'm super excited about this month for lots of reasons. There will be celebrations - the Fourth, our daughter's half-birthday, and my own birthday at the end of the month. There will be travels - we are driving to Arkansas to pick up our son who is performing with Opera in … Continue reading A Jolly July!
Every now and then I discover something that sparks a flurry of creativity. Perhaps "flurry" isn't the word...more like a snowstorm! Over the Thanksgiving holiday I found these little cuties and rushed to click on the Free Pattern links. But when I did, there was no pattern to be found. Not even the website. For … Continue reading Kork Nisses Discovered and Designed
A creative life is rarely a straight arrow path. Perhaps precisely because it IS creative, the path is winding and circuitous, with many side trails leading off the main one which eventually brings you back on track or becomes the new main path. This is how my own creative life has felt for nearly 20 years. I … Continue reading Knitterly Arts Podcast!
"Three little pumpkins sitting on a rail..." Well, that's as far as my rhyming mind will take me today. I had thoughts of: "One said, 'Hey, won't you go my bail?" no, no, that won't do! Or: "One said, Hey, better check your e-mail!" ugh. Not good. So I'm just gonna leave it alone and … Continue reading Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice!
Some years ago, my mom gave me a couple of white cotton placemats that my Grandma Bowen had crocheted. She was an avid maker (artist, knitter, crocheter, embroiderer), as is my mom, and now me, and well... my girls are makers too!! It's lovely to have a heritage of creativity, art and making! So for … Continue reading Placemat Pattern for YOU!
I am finally finished typing up and can now offer to you two new crochet patterns! FREE for the making! Two things for warmth...one for your hands... And one for your shoulders... You could even crochet them with coordinating colors! Ooooohhhh....that would be fun! Both are simple designs using basic crochet stitches. I designed them for my beginning to … Continue reading Two New FREE Patterns to Crochet!
I've actually had this pattern out in my ETSY shop for a few weeks and just have not taken the time to let you know about it. I've been wearing mine and loving how it fits and how comfortable it is. The added cowl is just perfect for the cold weather we're having. This is a … Continue reading A New Pattern: Roomy Tunic!
I know, I know. It's just a number. yet for some reason this number has been looming in my mind for a year now. Probably longer. The thought of turning a half century old has discombobulated me in such a manner I can only describe with the phrase (so telling of my age and generation): … Continue reading Turning Fifty
My Knitterly Arts Newsletter for the month of May is now out and about! Be sure to subscribe to receive it every month FREE in your email box. Wishing you an artful day! *** Jennifer
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