My current work in progress:

Seaforth designed by Alice Starmore, knit in British Breeds 5-ply Guernsey Wool on US 3 needles.


Christmas Eve


Thank you for all the lovely comments about the Bohus!

It’s Christmas Eve, and Lucy is fast asleep, no doubt with visions of catnip mice dancing in her head.


Me? I’m on elf duty tonight.


I’ll be back on Tuesday with answers to Bohus questions that were asked in the comments, plus another drawing in the Heifer project raffle!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Thanks for reading my blog. 🙂


  1. Thanks for your blog, I’ve learned so much about techniques, yarns, and designers. I think you’ve done a lot for knitting in general and certainly mine in particular.

    Tack så mycket! God Jul och Gott Nytt År!

  2. Wendy, I hope you and all yours have a wonderful Christmas!

  3. Merry Christmas, Wendy!

    Barkley (our ragdoll kitty) seems to be full of energy today. He wants me to relay to you that he has a crush on Lucy. : )

  4. Season’s Greetings !

  5. I’ve been very good so that the Jul Tomtens can relay only good messages about me and mine to St. Nick! Oh, that Lucy! All those dreams of Christmas Chicks in her head! What a Very Good Elf you are! Merry, Merry Christmas to you and yours! Your blog is a Blessing — a year long present!

  6. Nollaig Shona Duit! Slainte!

  7. God Jul och Gott Nytt År kära Wendy!

  8. Happy Christmas! Blessings to you and yours!

  9. Have a lovely holiday!

  10. A very Merry Christimas to you, too, Wendy!

  11. I hope you and yours have a lovely holiday.

  12. Merry Christmas, Wendy, KOARC, & Lucy!

  13. Merry Christmas, Wendy, KOARC, & Lucy!

  14. Merry Christmas, Wendy, KOARC, & Lucy!

  15. Raye, mother of the other Capricorn Wendy, in NYC says:

    Please accept my wishes to you, your family, the KOARC and Miss Lucy for a very wonderful Christmas. Thanks so much for all you have done to lead and encourage others to learn and to share in so many ways.

  16. Merry Christmas, Wendy!! I hope you and yours have a wonderful holiday!!

    Thank you so much for sharing yourself with us this year!! I look forward to your blog entries every day!!

  17. Merry Christmas,Wendy!! Hope everyone has a merry time!!

  18. Oh, excellent! Someone with as many canvas tote bags as me!

    Your knitting is impressive and inspiring – as always. A very Merry Christmas to you!

  19. Merry Christmas Wendy…I’ve enjoyed reading your blog this past year though you may not have known it! I’m joining in with the 2007 Knit your Stash. Though I did make a pretty decent final 2006 purchase at my favorite yarn shop.

  20. Enjoy the holidays and I hope they are very lovely for you and yours (though especially Lucy.) I hope Santa brings you something Spongebob!

  21. A very Merry Xmas to you and yours Wendy. You have made a big impression on me since I found your blog (as reflected in my humongous stash including a Dark forest bohus kit!) and your website has a home in my “links” menu at the top of my browser. Have a wonderful holiday!

  22. Merry Christmas Wendy :0) Hope you have a wonderful time.

  23. martha in mobile says:

    Merry Christmas to you Wendy! Opal Irene Paddlepaw (our ragdoll) says Happy Chick Dreams to Lucy!

  24. Happy Holidays to you and yours! Thanks for sharing your wonderful talent with me through your blog, as well as so many tips and techniques that I have learned from you!

  25. Merry Christmas! From Deb and Chappy.

  26. Thank you for your blog! Puma sends Lucy warm catnip dreams!

  27. Marry Christmas, Wendy. I really enjoy your blog and look forward to each new post.

    Have a Happy and Prosperous New Year, too.

  28. Merry Christmas from everyone at our house, to everyone at your house!

  29. God jul til deg også!

  30. Petra near Stockholm says:

    God Jul och Gott nytt År, Wendy!

  31. Merry Christmas Wendy and lil Lucy! Hope you have a wonderful time.

  32. Thank you Wendy for the lovely knitted garments, helpful hints and comments and, last but by no means least, the lovely Lucy. I have asked for a Lucy Calender for Xmas!! I’m pretty sure I’m going to get it. A CafePress package was delivered earlier this week addressed to my husband.

    God Jul and a joyous new (knitting) year to you and yours!

    God bless,

  33. Merry Christmas, Wendy & Lucy!

  34. Merry Christmas! Thanks for writing your blog I have learned a lot reading it and I enjoy Lucy as well.

  35. Merry Christmas to you and yours!! 🙂

  36. Barbara-Kay says:

    Merry Christmas, Wendy. Thanks for “visiting” me with your blog. Whisker greetings to Lucy from my 3 rescue Meezers: Minky, Victoria, and Casper.

  37. Merry Christmas to you and your family!

  38. Your blog is a Christmas present every day.

    Merry Christmas to the greatest of the knitting Wendys.


  39. And a very Merry Christmas to you Wendy. Thank you for sharing your skills and entertaining us during 2006. I’m going to raise a glass of something festive to you today!

  40. Have a wonderful, safe and happy Christmas Wendy! And thanks for all the inspiration and laughs over the year (not to mention a great book!).

    Brigitte, Atticus, Mae and Gandalf

  41. anne marie in philly says:

    have a peaceful day with dear ones close to you.

    meredith and steven j. say “meow mrup prrrrrup” to lucy.

    in the hopes that you get something yarny and lucy gets her baby chicks from santa….

  42. A Very Merry Christmas to you and yours Wendy! Thank you for the inspiration, the tutorials and the great reading. And for Lucy too.

  43. Have a safe, happy, and healthy holiday. Add “catnippy” for Lucy, too.

  44. Merry Christmas Wendy, Lucy & KOARC!!
    The Bohus is , as usual, magnificent!

  45. Merry Christmas to you, Lucy and the KORC. I do so enjoy popping in everyday to see what new project you are featuring. I am a beginner so it’s something to aspire to. Have a happy holiday.

  46. Saleknitter says:

    Merry Christmas and many blessings to you and your family.

  47. happy holidays wendy! and thanks so much for the heifer effort—it’s wonderful that you have a widespread_enough readership to effect such a big response!

  48. Merry Christmas, Wendy! Your Heifer Project has been a very good part of my Christmas – not to mention happily anticipating new socknitting projects! Hope you have a very happy New Year –

  49. Merry Christmas Wendy! You are an inspiration, both for knitting and good works, and also a hometown friend whom I never knew when I lived there. BTW, did you know that in Norway “Bohus” is a chain of building supply stores? I took some pictures of them this summer, but it seemed so wrong. Kiss Lucy, and happy 2007.

  50. happy christmas to you and Lucy! hope the elf duty was fun!

  51. Barbara-Kay says:

    After all the comments to our family about Lucy and her chick aspirations, our daughter (of modest means) gave her Dad a flock of chicks for Christmas. I’m so proud!

  52. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to you Wendy. Thank you for another fabulous blogging year.

    Looking forward to 2007 and wishing you and yours a Happy New Year. Special tummy rubs to Lucy!

  53. Merry Christmas Wendy! to you and all your family.

  54. Hm… god jul och gott nytt år… varför svensk text på julgranskulan… undrar om något av dessa ord går fram 😉
    Nyårskramar… Bim (pst, liten Leo Tass hälsar till liten gullig kattfröken ;))