Monthly Archives: February 2017

Sweater Surgery

Those of you who watch the podcast know that I’ve completed my Ebba Pullover–yes!–pictures coming as soon as the sun comes out 🙂 And this finished object has inspired me to look back at my past sweaters . . . … Continue reading

Posted in knitting, knitwear repair, sweater, sweater surgery, yarn | 10 Comments

Episode 9: A Sweater is Born

In today’s episode, I debut my finished Ebba Pullover, give you a tour of my walking wheel, and show off some lap waste yarn I’ve just finished spinning. Welcome back to those who have been following along and a big … Continue reading

Posted in Ebba Pullover, episode, FO, handspun, knitting, lap waste, spinners and weavers guild, spinning, spinning wheel, sweater, video, walking wheel | 11 Comments

For the Guild!

So many of us benefit from our local guilds; and, I hear from so many of you that you wish you had a guild in your area! I know my online community–that’s ALL of YOU!–serve as an excellent guild and … Continue reading

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It’s All in the Details

Whew. One sleeve and a collar to go on my Ebba Pullover. I’m hoping to finish it this week, which would mean the entire sweater took less than a month to knit . . . that would be amazing. Tonight, … Continue reading

Posted in colorwork, cuff, decisions, Ebba Pullover, knitting, sleeve, sweater | 9 Comments

Flock Focus: Stony Creek Farmstead

Another weekend means another Fiber Focus! This time, it’s Amanda Solomon’s lovely Clun Forest flock at the Stony Creek Farmstead of NY. Amanda and I met through Ravelry and I was super excited to learn of another fiber lover and … Continue reading

Posted in breed, Clun Forest, farm, flock, interview, sheep, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

My First Steek! (EEK!)

I am hard at work on the Ebba Pullover by Diana Walla. Steeking tutorials can be found at Diana’s website and on Craftsy in Beth Whiteside’s “Cut Your Knitting” class. Thanks to Spencer for all of his work filming and editing … Continue reading

Posted in Ebba Pullover, knitting, steek, sweater, technique, Uncategorized, video | 6 Comments

Ebba Pullover: A Sweater with Attitude

I’ve *just* finished the main body of the Ebba Pullover and [swoon] I am in love. I don’t want to spoil the big reveal, so this is all I can bring myself to share at the moment. My colorwork is … Continue reading

Posted in colorwork, Ebba Pullover, knitting, love, progress, to learn, unicorns, WIP | 13 Comments