Month: May 2011

charlotte – my first non-usa donation

i am knitting the charlotte sweater from the gorgeous dauphine (#14) book. first of all: beautiful, beautiful, beautiful!!! one evening, several times, i read the decrease directions for the tops of the sleeves and i couldn’t figure it out. it just made no sense. i had to sleep on it and look at it again Read More

the gift of joy

as we prepared for our last trip to the village of hope, i received a call from a friend telling me her child wanted to come by my work and donate her own money toward our fundraising. that child’s name is joy and this is the story of her gift. all of the first grade Read More

the knitting debrief

  robyn, aka the minimalist knitter, asked me how the knitting project went in uganda. my response came from the first time i’ve sat down to write anything out. so i’m including it here as an update: robyn, wow! where do i begin? it was really awesome! here are a few photos when the house moms Read More