knitting

Preparing for Rebirth in a Time of Limbo

A stand of tall trees, white in the snow.

November is the in-between time. It’s not fall, not winter. It’s not the time of the dead, yet not the time of renewal. It’s a spot of limbo in my calendar year. The main days of Samhain season — the […]

A Couple Decades’ Worth of Yarn

A table holds three balls of yarn, a bird house, some tree branches, some herbs, and some paper. On top of the image are the words "it is pure potential. Every ball or skein of yarn holds something inside it, and the great mystery of what that might be can be almost spiritual", attributed to Stephanie Pearl-McPhee in "Knitting Rules!"Background image from Pexels, used under a CC0 license. Quote by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee. Graphic by me.

It took me a long time to really articulate that I was raised pagan. I used to see the start of my pagan journey at the witch shop, after karate class, looking for books on hexes so I could deal […]