Black Lives Matter

I realize this post is not knitting content, but I can’t not speak out about what’s going on in my country right now. I am outraged by the murder of George Floyd by a White police officer, and angry that murdering of Black people by police continues to happen in my country. Being 7.5 months…

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Unraveled No. 1

I want to make this a regular post, perhaps monthly, possibly the second Wednesday of the month, where I talk about my making progress and what’s happening in my life. Hopefully I can join Kat & co for Unraveled Wednesdays at least once a month. The Sockhead Hat is finished! My kid loves it, but…

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Making Plans when Plans Go Awry

We’re all stuck at home. You probably are, too. In case you’re reading this from the future, we’re keeping ourselves inside to protect ourselves and others from the COVID-19 virus. It sounds like a dream for an introvert, right? Staying inside all the time? I had plans, though. My husband and son planned to take…

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How I Manage my ADHD with Knitting

I have ADHD. I was diagnosed in high school. I tried a couple medications, but found them to either make me feel nauseous or have no effect. Because of this, I’ve learned my own strategies to adapt and become successful. A huge game changer was when I discovered I could use knitting to help me…

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Welcome to Fizzy Knitting

Welcome to Fizzy Knitting, I’m Alli Rense. I know, you’re probably thinking, “It’s 2020, not 2007, why are you starting a knitting blog?” I’ve technically been able to knit since I was a kid: I remember my mom teaching me. But I’ve only been extra into knitting in the past couple years. The more I…

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