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Easy Twist Stitch

Two posts in one day! Wow, that is a record for me! My Big Twist Sock is almost done, I am at the tip of the toe! Meanwhile I am “shopping for the new stitch pattern for the next pair of socks. This Easy Twist is certainly a good possibility. I was attracted by the lovely simpli
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Beautiful Butterflies Stitch.

Well I did try out a new stitch last night. It was so beautiful I just could not resist. A very pretty Butterfly Stitch. Some sources also call it a Bow Stitch. It turned out to be very easy! In this sample I Cast On 19 stitches and knit 6 rows, slipping the first stitch and purling t
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Home Front knitting.

All is quiet on a Home Front for the moment and I have finally got my computer to myself! Big kids are out and little kids are eating supper. And this time around it is not Ice Cream. Rice and noodles plus chicken. I feel as if I deserve a “Good Mommy” award – a few
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Back to blogging and knitting

It has been such a very long time since I posted that starting up the Blog again is so very hard. But today is the day. I am back to blogging and after over a month I am back to knitting. Funny how these two things are related for me. I have barely knit a stitch in the past month. Jus
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Bunny Hop

My DD #1, who is almost 17 has decided that my life was too dull and my days were too empty. Therefore, being a good daughter that she is, she took steps to fix this problem. She brought home “an animal” – at least this is how DH refers to our new addition. A 4 month
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Runaway Chicken

Last Friday morning I woke up really early, got my kids out of doors. Got my Shabbos chicken in the oven, packed my knitting bag and proceeded to run away from home. All the way to Tel Aviv. This was a super radical thing for me to do, since usually I spend my Fridays frantically shop
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