I finished another knit hat with handspun this weekend. This time I used a skein of yarn that started as a bump of super wash merino from Pigeon Roof Studios, who is no longer dyeing. I’m so sad I didn’t discover her sooner; I love how her bumps have turned out when I spun them. … Continue reading Handspun Lifted
February went by in the blink of an eye and it feels like the Ides of March & St. Patrick's Day 2018 will quickly be a thing of the past while I carry on privately writing, knitting, and doing other crafty things. I suppose I'm starting to come out of some kind of hibernation now … Continue reading Time Flies!
When I first came up with a blog schedule, Fridays were Follow Fridays, where I recommended someone to follow here on WordPress or elsewhere on social media. My Friday posts have been spotty, at best, and I have a Pinterest board of fiber art funnies that I'd love to share, so I give you Funny … Continue reading LOL Friday: Woolverine
I can't decide whether or not I'd like to try knitting with similar knitting needles. Perhaps with the right birds ...
30 Day Knitting Challenge Day 12: Where do you keep your stash? Post pictures! I've been in denial: I really didn't think my stash was this big (or this disorganized). I really need to sort and organize everything, and part with the yarn I don't particularly like. This is where I keep my stash officially, an … Continue reading 12/30 My Stash
Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival is this weekend in West Friendship, MD, which is within easy driving distance. This is my 8th time going; I've gone every year since 2009. My friend Becky & I left my house at 7am, stopped for coffee at Starbucks, and arrived at the Howard County Fairgrounds just after 8. … Continue reading MDS&W 2016
I've been working on another cowl, this time in herringbone stitch. I tried herringbone stitch a long time ago, in 2008 or 2009, and had a lot of difficulty knitting it. I think I was using right-sized needles for the yarn which was too tight; this time I used much larger needles than what's called … Continue reading New Project & Pattern: Herringbone Infinity Cowl