Monthly Archives: September 2017

FO: Shawl Linus

What’s that you say? I left my shawl in the bushes? No, no, no . . . it’s not my shawl! It’s Spencer’s new scarf! I must say, this Into the Whirled colorway has been transformed by Annett Cordes’ simple … Continue reading

Posted in color, color pooling, colorway, FO, gift, Into the Whirled, knitting, Linus Shawl, scarf, shawl, unexpected, variegated yarn, yarn | 11 Comments

Review: Paradise Fibers “Fiber of the Month” Subscription

I was recently asked to review the “Fiber of the Month” subscription boxes that Paradise Fibers offers. These boxes are pretty amazing, and so, of course, I said YES, please! My September box arrived shortly thereafter and I want to … Continue reading

Posted in community, fiber, fiber art, review, spinning, sponsored post, unboxing, unicorns | 1 Comment

Episode 23: Mod Squad!

Welcome to Episode 23!! This one is all about sweater modifications–I’ve finished my Georgetown Cardigan! My WIP on display is the Linus Shawl. And then there are all of the News and Notes about Alanna Wilcox’s new spinning in color … Continue reading

Posted in color, color palette, color pooling, colorway, community, episode, inspiraton, Knit Together Project, knitters, knitting, knitting podcast, spinners and weavers guild, spinning, video | 3 Comments

Rethinking the Stash

So, I’ve just finished my modified Georgetown–more on that later! And this is my 5th sweater for the year! Whoa. And it means I have worked through all of my sweater yarn stash, with the exception of some Brooklyn Tweed … Continue reading

Posted in choices, Georgetown, knitting, sock yarn, socks, stash, sweater, unexpected, yarn | 28 Comments

Video Tour: WI Sheep and Wool Festival

Hello Friends! In lieu of a podcast this weekend, I have a wee tour of the Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival.  I hope you enjoy the sweet tour of sheep, fleece, dogs, and stashable goodies! There is even some breed info … Continue reading

Posted in breed, community, fiber festival, fleece, fleece to knit, Knit in public, knitting, raw fleece, sheep, unicorns, video | 7 Comments

Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival

Please excuse my radio silence this weekend–I know, it’s unusual for me! I have a good excuse: I was hanging out with the sheep and the herding dogs and the miles of fleece at the Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival! … Continue reading

Posted in breed, community, fiber, fiber art, fiber festival, found, raw wool, sheep, wool | 11 Comments

Two at a Time: Sleeve Caps

Well, now, happy Wednesday everyone! Here is a shot of my Georgetown— My post’s title is a bit of a misnomer . . . I don’t knit my sleeve caps at the same time, as some folks do with socks. … Continue reading

Posted in cardigan, construction, decisions, design, Georgetown, knitting, plans, sleeve, sleeve cap, sweater, tips, tricks and tips | 7 Comments