Category Archives: found

Featured Artist: Helen Crawford of CrawCrafts Beasties

Sometimes a maker comes along in social media and, well, you just fall in love. That’s how it was for me with Helen and her Beasties. I caught a glimpse of a small, very stylized little being climbing a tree … Continue reading

Posted in community, Craw Craft Beasties, found, interview, knitters, knitting, maker, unexpected, unicorns | 7 Comments

T-Pins Tip

I’ve been working on my Persian Dreams Blanket (somewhat secretively), but I had to share this quick tip: if you need a lot of T-pins for blanket squares, hexis, or lacework, head over to your local office supply store! Do … Continue reading

Posted in blanket, blocking, found, hacks, knitting, Persian Dreams Blanket, tips, tricks and tips | 9 Comments

Aileas: Picture Perfect Pattern

Some of you may have seen this photo on my Instagram feed this past week; thanks for giving it all of your love! It’s Aileas by Isabell Kramer and I love it. At this point–really only a few days later!–my … Continue reading

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Indie Dyer Feature: Nicole of The Spinnacle Fiber Arts

This blog always surprises me: new fiber is discovered, techniques are learned, and community is built day by day. This weekend’s indie dyer feature came to me unexpectedly when Nicole Bottles of The Spinnacle Fiber Arts contacted me via email. … Continue reading

Posted in buttons, community, fiber, found, indie dyer, interview, Uncategorized, yarn | 4 Comments

Knitwear on North Face

We just watched North Face (2008) for the second time. If you have not seen this German film about climbing the Eiger in the shadow of Nazi Germany, well, maybe you should! But be warned, it doesn’t end well . … Continue reading

Posted in film, found, handwork, knitting, mitten, scarf, socks, sweater, unexpected, unicorns | 5 Comments

Searching for the Perfect Pink . . .

I have fallen in love with Isabell Kramer‘s new pattern, Aileas. Love at first sight, mind you–and that is saying something because, really, I have favorited most of her sweaters in Ravelry. Before the pattern even dropped (as it did … Continue reading

Posted in acquisitions, Aileas, found, love, pattern, unexpected, yarn, yarn shopping, yarn-lover | 11 Comments

Traveling Hat!

Unexpected travel plans call for some excellent car knitting (i.e. *not* the Lothlorian shawl!) Since my knee socks are almost finished, I fretted that I would not have enough knitting for the 12 hour drive . . . and so, … Continue reading

Posted in found, hat, knitting, place, stash, travel, unexpected, unicorns | 9 Comments