Category Archive: Knitting

“From Every Fiber” Exhibit

Yesterday I went to a fiber art exhibit at The Arts Center in College Station, Texas.  Fortunately photography was allowed, so I can share it with those of you who can’t just drop… Continue reading

Textiles from Turkmenistan

Last week my husband had to travel to Turkmenistan for his job.  He travels quite a bit, but this country was a challenge. Turkmenistan is mostly desert, located just north of Iran and… Continue reading

Textile Teachers – Knitting

When I was seven, my mom arranged for me to have knitting lessons with an older lady, Mary,  who lived up the street.  Every Saturday I went at two o’clock for an hour’s… Continue reading

Textile Family Tree

It’s Mother’s Day!  I would like to thank and honor the wonderful women who raised and influenced me. My dad’s mother had seven children and something like 37 grandchildren and 73 great-grandchildren.  She… Continue reading

Happy Feet

I’d always assumed these stockings were hand knit, just because they were made of cotton and had fancy stitches.  But since reading the 1914 book Textiles by William H. Dooley, I think they may… Continue reading