Category Archives: Classes

Summer school

It’s been a while since I’ve gone to school, but I just received my first homework assignment in…heck, over a decade. (Ugh. I shouldn’t have calculated that.) At any rate, I’m taking a class for the first time in a while: Joeli Caparco’s Tech Editing course. I was interested in the course from the first […]

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Because I don’t have enough hobbies

The DC Metro Yarn Crawl started this Saturday. I’ve been looking forward to it, both because I’ve never done a yarn crawl before (other than unofficial ones), and because of the 10 stores that are participating, I’ve only been to 3 of them before: fibre space in Alexandria, VA; Looped Yarn Works in DC; and […]

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When you love hand-dyed yarn…

Check out Sharon’s post on the DC Trunk Show! I love hand-dyed yarn. Love, love, love, love, love. I love variegated yarn, semi-solid yarn, yarn with analogous colors, yarn with complimentary colors, yarn with colors you’d never think of putting together but some how work beautifully. And this is why I love Three Irish Girls […]

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Shawl Design with Kirsten Kapur

When the email came out from Fibre Space a few months ago with the list of upcoming classes, “Shawl Design with Kirsten Kapur” was the first one my eye lit on. I love shawls. You wouldn’t know it, looking at my project page–sadly devoid of any shawls, although I have knit a shawlette–Mary-Heather Cogar’s Simple […]

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Back to school shopping

This past weekend was the tax-free holiday in the state of Virginia. Naturally, I took advantage of the chance to buy the kids’ winter clothes, as well as the supplies my son Jeffrey needs for kindergarten (less than a month until my oldest starts school. Mom is not ready). And I took the opportunity to […]

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