Monthly Archives: February 2015

Recent FOs Flashback

Over the holidays, I had some time on my hands for knitting: I was out in NY at the farm without any wifi or television or any electronic intrusion; there was a warm fire; and I had some presents to … Continue reading

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When One Door Closes . . .

So, a yarn store (yes, another one) is going out of business in Alabama. How do I know this? Well, the power of social media, my dears! FB to be exact. A while back when I started learning about Spinning … Continue reading

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WIP! Cardigan Comes A-Long-Way!

Over the weekend, I finished the second sleeve, made some adjustments to the body (adding about 1/2-1″ of fabric) and then faced the (gulp) task of joining it all together. Now, this is my 4th sweater and I am fairly … Continue reading

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WIP Updates

Sweater progress! I’m on to the second sleeve (not pictured here). I need to go back to the main body and add about an inch before joining, but so far, so lovely. I really can’t wait to wear this, and … Continue reading

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Moments of Weakness

Sometimes knitting the stash is great–so many possibilities and so much yarn. So much Madelinetosh, even! (Yes, I did order enough for that sweater, remember; and I have more singles in my stash that I have been collecting grab-bag style … Continue reading

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A Spinning Wheel???

I’ll be able to say more tomorrow . . . right now, I am not sure I will be able to sleep at all tonight. Dreaming of Schacht Ladybugs . . . UPDATE: we have a wheel! And it’s S’s … Continue reading

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Reading my Cables

As I mentioned in an earlier post, I am taking a Craftsy class on cables with Carol Feller. I have tried cables before–way back when I started knitting, and I liked them enough to knit about 12″ of a baby … Continue reading

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Color Choices

I have my eye on the 3-in-1 sweater for quite some time now; this version by Trin-Annelie in particular. She was kind enough to share the colors and numbers of skeins (of Madelinetosh Merino Light) she used. I pulled out … Continue reading

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The Other Project

As I have been working my cables (which are getting easier!) I have also been working on a shawl pattern by Alana Dakos called “Hanging Leaves” I never thought I would knit shawls (kinda like I thought I would never … Continue reading

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