Postings from the Wild Wood

And Meanwhile, Knitting

Spring has sprung, the blankets are done, and knitting is still number one. (Despite the image that leads this post.) Yes, I finished those blankets and I have a plan for the next phase of experimentation. I find myself between warps and interested in finishing a bunch of knitting projects. As I look back, I realize a lot has happened […]

Rep Weave Blankets

I am nearing the finish of the rep weave yoga blanket mission I embarked on a couple of months ago. It has been a great journey – the interplay of color and materials, the best sett and technique for weaving, and the feel of the finished product when actually in use. My next leg of the journey will explore […]

Yoga and Springtime

I just looked back and noticed it has been almost four months since last I wrote. Springtime has arrived here in the Pacific Northwest and with it a fever of sorts. In my personal life, I have hurled myself into a new yoga practice and time with my daughter’s young family (both of which I find invigorating and intensely […]

Oh the weather outside is frightful

but the colors inside are delightful – and I’ve really no place to train, so let it rain, let it rain, let it rain. I don’t honestly mean that, but I cannot imagine I have any control over the weather, so I am turning on the lights and feeling thankful for being dry and warm. And the colors inside […]

Peeling the Onion

A long time ago, I was lucky to get some very good advice (to paraphrase), “being busy is a good way to avoid looking hard at yourself and your relationships, to avoid peeling the onion.” It has been a tough month and a half but we are climbing out the other side and I have some time to peel my […]