Category Archives: unexpected

Pod-versary GIVEAWAY!

My dear fiber folk . . . the podcast has been around for an entire year! That means 25 episodes by the end of October, 2017! Whoa! Thank you for showing up, watching, commenting, and making me feel right at … Continue reading

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Episode 24: Expertise

Welcome fiber folk! Episode 24 is now live and I have a lot to share with you about the Knit Together Project, Spinzilla, an FO, and Spencer’s sweater–at long last there is a swatch! Come hang out with me for … Continue reading

Posted in community, Dinali Sweater, episode, giveaway, gradient spin, handspun, Japanese stitch dictionary, Knit Together Project, Linus Shawl, sock yarn, Spin-Off, spinners and weavers guild, spinning, Spinzilla, swatch, sweater, unexpected, variegated yarn, video, yarn | Leave a comment

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

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

It’s Time to Come Back Home

Hello blogger world. I’m back. It’s the end of my summer and the beginning of a new academic year and I am ready to dust off the blog and get to some writing. You all have given me so much … Continue reading

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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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Guys! We Saw Mountain Goats!

We have been out and about in the Montana Rocky Mountains–ahhhh, wilderness–and thus, the radio silence from me 🙂  I’ll give you all the details in the next podcast . . . but for now: the most exciting part: we … Continue reading

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