Moth Heaven Blog

Pharmaceutical Grade Koigu

Written on May 16, 2004 at 8:22 pm

Every once in awhile on the Sockknitters list, someone will mention the merit of postal scales for rationing precious skeins of particularly dear sock yarn.  Say you have a 4 ounce skein of Mountain Colors: how is a knitter to … Read More

Linen Drape? Never Again

Written on May 14, 2004 at 10:15 pm

. . . will I post an entry at 1 in the morning.  Oh, what seemed like a cute idea at the time, now looks like something I would have congratulated myself over when I was a sophomore, in high … Read More

The Socratic Swatch

Written on May 14, 2004 at 12:21 am

Last night, an old knitter appeared to me in my dream. She motioned for me to approach with her large-knuckled fingers, while working a large mitered-corner fair-isle afghan square with a lacework border.  On 00’s. She said to me in … Read More