Category Archives: Knitting

Gift Grumpasaurus

At the request of a reader, I’ve just finished knitting this Grumpasaurus, and it is ready to be sent off to be loved in the American Southwest.  This one is knit in Cascade Super wash Sport yarn, purchased from my … Continue reading

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Zippy skippy new projects!

Out and About, by This & That patterns, Fourth & Main fabrics, and yours truly Saturday was the WAQG annual bus trip shop hop.  I supported local businesses (quilting and yarn shops) in 5 different towns in Minnesota, and I … Continue reading

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Preparing for Coolness… with Wool!

You might think that I’m assuming I’m finally going to be in the IN crowd, but no, , it’s feeling like autumn, and it’s the temperature I’m speaking of.  I’m preparing for a road trip with a fellow knitter to … Continue reading

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August Update

July was a busy month which included some traveling to Maine, my home state.  We visited Fort Knox, on Verona Island, among other things. We did a little hiking on Mount Desert Island (MDI) and had a few lovely meals, … Continue reading

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Needle Cases, A Design Process

Making the Prototype It’s great when you can use “organizing” as an opportunity to make something new.  If you can have fun doing it, so much the better.  Since I’ve been doing a lot of knitting this year, I’ve collected … Continue reading

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Knitting and Felting Slippers

This has been a long term project.   Many moons ago, I decided to make knitted and felted slippers for my sister’s family for holiday gifts this winter.  I did the knitting over several months, but I saved the knitted pieces … Continue reading

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Avoid Other Projects By Knitting

I’ve been working on a mess of knitting lately.  I’m not sure if it is due to procrastination on other projects, or a desire to get holiday presents ready, or just a desire to do something while watching sports on … Continue reading

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Grumpasaurus Sightings

I received some photos this week of the latest grumpasaurus sightings in the mountains of Virginia.   All photos are copyright 2010 by Janet Sanborn Jonas.  (Thanks, Janet!)  I think the first one would be great for a caption contest. … Continue reading

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New home for the Grumps

Lo, and behold!   The first Grumpasaurus has arrived in its new home. Here’s the green one with Patty, as they put on their Game Faces to take on another class in upstate NY.  Go ahead, students, I dare you.

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Grump, Grump, Grump

It’s sweeping my sphere of influence….  the Grumpasauri are multiplying!   Just in time for the end of tax season, meet Grumpasaurus Tax, who will shortly be winging away to my favorite CPA, Mummy!  I’m hoping that even the sight of … Continue reading

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