Category Archives: travel

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

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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 11: Aileas & Aniroonz Sheep Co.

Episode 11 is here! Looking forward to chattering with you about my new Aileas sweater, a field trip to Aniroonz Sheep Co., and some lovely new acquisitions–including Aniroonz Story Based yarns: Partner and Begin. Plus, Rachel Smith’s new Ply article and a … Continue reading

Posted in breed, community, custom yarn, CVM, episode, farm, fleece, karakul, lincoln longwool, skirting, teeswater, travel, unexpected, video, wensleydale, yarn, yarn-lover | 9 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

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Fort Collins and Loveland, CO 2016

As I mentioned in an earlier post, this week was largely devoted to family–my father-in-law is ill and so we took a much needed trip to offer some support. Things are as good as can be expected, and there were … Continue reading

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Uncharted Territory

This past weekend, I traveled to Atlanta for a conference. The trip was uneventful, really; but the knitting was not. As I’ll explain in a later post (once things have blocked and dried), I finished my Waiting for Rain shawl … Continue reading

Posted in custom pattern, knee socks, knitting, sock yarn, socks, travel, unexpected, WIP | 8 Comments

A Kindred Spirit!

“Kindred spirits are not so scarce as I used to think. It’s splendid to find out there are so many of them in the world.” ― L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables Yesterday evening, as I settled in to read … Continue reading

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