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Baking Challa for Shabos.

A super busy morning today! I made chicken, fish and cholent (stew). Made three sets of stitch markers for an order I got overnight. They will be going out on Sunday morning. Then my friend came in to give me my once-a-month treat of pedicure, thank you Dvora, my feet feel lovely! And
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Living in Israel with joy.

I woke up this morning looking sleepily blinking and wondering if I should go back to bed for another 15 minutes. Then, remembering, why I wake up so early I washed my hands and put up water for tea. For almost a month I have been waking up at 5.30 A.M. to give me an hour of private t
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Farewell to Stitch Markers.

I love playing with beads. I started making my own Stitch Markers because I could not find the ones that would work for me. I tried it all – the rubber loops, safety pins, plastic rings with tails and without. And of course the fancy, handmade types too. I remember buying four v
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FO bulletin!

I love knitting. But as the years go by and I have less and less time to knit. Or possibly my arthritic hands might be simply slowing down… Anyway, I have recently realized that I have made a shift from a process knitter to a project knitter. I enjoy completing my projects. I lo
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False Start.

I have spend most of my knitting time today working on my new “Crazy Knit Lady” Sock. Why such a strange name? Look up this post and you will understand it right away. Anyway, after I have spent hours working on this sock there are a few things I am now certain about. Firs
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Night Knitting

It is almost 4 A.M. I should be sleeping. I should… But a steady procession of kids who needed a cup of water, help in the bathroom, clean nightgown and so on interrupted my sleep. The house is very quiet and the kids by now are fast asleep. And I am wide awake. At some point I
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