so, during my current stressful life situation, I've found
myself knitting like a madwoman. Except it's doing exactly
the opposite -- it's preventing madness.
finding myself downsized out of a job a month ago, I've
finished two pairs of socks. And edited another issue of
the knitting that's kept me from going wacka-wacka. The
rhythmic movement of my needles as I work stockinette in
the round is as hypnotic and healing to me as solitary meditation
might be for someone else. I also give huge credit to long
power walks around the neighborhood with a friend.
then I come home and knit some more.
about me. Knitty
has changed a little since our first issue. But just a little.
Slightly improved navigation, additional pages and new features.
You'll also notice our new "Knit it now!" links.
These links direct you to Knitty-friendly online shops that
carry products mentioned in our pages. They've been good
to us and we know they'll be good to you, so please consider
giving them your business if you're going to order stuff
you've seen in this magazine.
again, I want to make special mention of Kristi Porter,
Knitty's Technical Editor. There would be no Knitty without
Kristi, especially this issue.
warm hugs to every one of our contributors. Their top-quality
work is continually inspiring to me.
take some time, grab a cup of something warm and soothing
and spend some time with us. We're really glad you came