Category Archives: found

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

Episode 21: In the Grease!

Hey Hey! It’s a podcast weekend around here! And this one is all about yarns in the grease: skeins than have some lanolin preserved or added into their production process. I have some great info and recommendations for you! And, … Continue reading

Posted in breed, buttons, community, Dinali Sweater, episode, Faroe sheep, FO, found, Knit Together Project, knitters, knitting, podcast, RebelTwo Shawl, shawl, sheep, sweater, Uncategorized, video, WIP | 2 Comments

Postcards from NYC

Hello my dears! I’m back in Illinois . . . and it’s not quite as hot and humid as I feared! We’ve been busy getting the house–and our lives–back in order for the semester ahead. Phew! I am teaching three … Continue reading

Posted in buttons, fabric, found, Knit in public, knitting, new york city, travel, unexpected | 10 Comments

Episode 19: Knit Together!

Oh my, we’re up to Episode 19! This week, I talk about travel knitting, my test knit for Anna of the Dunkelgrün Podcast, and exploring brioche knitting. Plus, I announce the latest community-inspired project: a KNIT TOGETHER. Won’t you join me? Details … Continue reading

Posted in brioche, community, episode, found, KAL, knitting, mountain goat, not knitting, podcast, socks, travel, video | 12 Comments

Episode 17: Sock Yarn and the Sweater Matrix

Hey everyone! Welcome to Episode 17 of the podcast! In this episode, I talk sock yarn–come on over and continue the discussion in our Ravelry group!–the Matrix effect in my Ella Cardigan, Laine Magazine, and GIVEAWAYS! Wa hoo! Thanks for … Continue reading

Posted in community, Ella, episode, fiber, found, Jennifer Wood, knee socks, knitting, Knitting in France, Laine Magazine, Ranching Tradition Fiber, Regia, sock yarn, socks, unexpected, video, Woodhouse Knits | Leave a comment

Farmer’s Market-ing

Spent a little time in Ithaca, NY this past week and, of course, hit up the Farmer’s Market. I found a new little farm, Forget Me Not Farm, that raises Jacob sheep  . . . and that means new roving … Continue reading

Posted in community, farm, farmers market, found, Jacob, roving, spinning, unexpected | 10 Comments

My First KAL

I’ve never fancied a KAL before. With the exception of my guild meet-ups, I’m a solo knitter. I love podcasts, the fiber community, and my FB yarn groups . . . but I’m pretty introverted and enjoy quietly clicking away … Continue reading

Posted in community, Ella, found, Jennifer Wood, knitting, progress, sweater, top-down, unexpected, WIP, Woodhouse Knits | 12 Comments