Category Archives: keeping track

Episode 7: It’s About Time

As promised, a new episode is up and running over on YouTube! As always, show notes can be found below; please message me if you have questions about something in the show 🙂 Show Notes: The Prison Bus (outside my … Continue reading

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Good Yarn, Bad Yarn

I did not fully realize it at the time, but I’ve been spoiled by yarn from some excellent indie dyers: 8-ply, squishy, resilient, brilliant, indie yarn. Compared to some, I have only been knitting socks for a brief while. But, … Continue reading

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When Homemade Socks Are Normal

Last night, I Kitchenered the toes and wove in the ends on the latest pair of socks for S. Now, don’t get me wrong, he is the most appreciative of knitwear receivers. But . . . handknit socks have been … Continue reading

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Sock Meditations

I have now knit 10 socks from the same pattern, Susan B Anderson’s “How I Make My Socks.” I have heard knitters complain about second sock syndrome (or second mitten syndrome). . . but I have yet to experience it. … Continue reading

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Blogversary! And the BEST cake ever.

Oh my goodness. This blog is celebrating its first birthday/anniversary! And to celebrate, I made some cakes–the best cakes I ever had . .  . . . . with my new ball winder and swift! Both were Christmas presents from … Continue reading

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To Learn List 2016

As some of you know, I love lists! And even my knitting and spinning cannot escape this desire to catalogue. So, each year, for the last few years, I have written an annual “To Learn” list. Yes, sometimes things on … Continue reading

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Keeping Track: The Journals

I’ve heard from several spinners and fleece prep-ers, that your memories of each carefully considered and executed yarn will be forgotten–even sooner than you might imagine . . . and so I have taken their advice and started a wool/spinning … Continue reading

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