Monthly Archives: November 2015

And the winner is . . .

Congratulations to Rebecca Rumsey on this holiday weekend 🙂 Get in touch with me to claim your prize: some fiber from Jennifer Guyor, of Wild Lily Artisan Fibers! Thanks to everyone who entered and, if you have a hankering for some lovely … Continue reading

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Happy T(ofurkey) Day!

From my Thanksgiving table to yours!

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I think it’s love: Indy Dyers

Thanks to one of my FB groups . . . I’ve traded for some lovely indy dyed yarns. The tags are on display for you to check out! The Milk Robot is incredible and I cannot wait to transform one … Continue reading

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Fiber Focus: Wild Lily Artisan Fibers–AND a GIVEAWAY!

I am delighted to present this weekend’s fiber artist, Jennifer Guyor, of Wild Lily Artisan Fibers. I first met Jennifer through my FB group Spin and Send event–I blogged about her beautiful hand spun just last month and saw some her … Continue reading

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The Big Reveal: Steve’s Socks

Knit in KnitPicks Hawthorne–one skein, with some leftover And yes, dear reader: he wore them home from his birthday party 🙂

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Emergency Surgery . . .

As you know, I’ve been making some socks for a dear friend. Things have been going ok, except for the fact that I am a novice sock-maker and this time, I do not have the recipient’s foot in the house … Continue reading

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What to Watch?

We knitters typically like to multi-task: listening to audiobooks, watching Netflix marathons, crafting our way through (boring) meetings, even reading books while knitting (this, it seems, is a special feat); basically, you name it, we can do it *while* knitting. … Continue reading

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I’ll show you mine if you explain yours . . .

I’ve been knitting for about four years now; I’ve made exactly one shawl. This is not for lack of interest. I absolutely love *looking* at shawl patterns and imaging the delicate lace work. But I’m not much of a shawl … Continue reading

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Diggin the Stash

It’s getting towards the end of the year, a year of re-evaluating the stash of yarn and fiber: acquiring new, passing on some older stuff, learning about the kinds of yarns and fleeces I love and those I can do … Continue reading

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Finding a Forever Home: The Swap

There was some funny talk about trick or treating for yarn this past Halloween–how much fun would that be? Hello, can I have some yarn? This, combined with some internet and RL swapping has me thinking about stashes in a … Continue reading

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