How to make a Twiddlemuff

Last time, I suggested a list of sites for information and instructions on how to make a Twiddlemuff. When I started, these were invaluable, but I quickly developed my own style. For example, in the instructions here and here it suggests knitting an ‘inside’ as well as an outside. I knit only one thickness. In… Continue reading How to make a Twiddlemuff

Twiddlemuffs

Twiddlemuffs? What now? Until recently, I had never heard of such a thing. They are being knitted for people with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. People find them calming because they often suffer from restless fingers.┬áNow hospitals across the country are asking knitters to make and donate them. A twiddelmuff is a reinvention of the muff… Continue reading Twiddlemuffs

The Knitting & Stitching Show

Today, I spent the day at the Knitting and Stitching Show at Olympia. Magical! As well as all the stands selling everything from sewing machines and material, to yarns and accessories, I always love the exhibitions. A favorite this year was Material World, an exhibition of yarn art by Jessica Dance. Not just perfectly executed… Continue reading The Knitting & Stitching Show