I finished my very first market bag and think that I may have found a new addiction. It was insanely easy to make, and the hand spun I used for it knit up beautifully. I am sending to a friend as a gift and sincerely hope that she loves it. I have also started on… Continue reading Market Bag
So this weekend I finished this fabulous color work hat out of the beautiful Shetland I spun (Fruit loops) This is the second color work project I have made from that colorway. The first was my beautiful mittens. I have to say this is the first winter had I have EVER loved. I really do. … Continue reading Butterfly Hat to match my mittens… sort of.
My wonderful mom asked what I wanted most for my birthday and somewht sheepishly I told her I would like enough fiber to spin for a sweater. She enthusiastically agreed and told me to order what I needed. I found some of the most beautiful Blue Faced Leicester (BFL) in this colorway called Blueberry Pie… Continue reading Learning to sample
When I was little, my grandmother would knit us mittens and these ski masks. I had no idea that they were balaclava. They were made out of whatever acrylic yarn she happened to have laying around and we wore them all winter. I still have one and this year my daughter has been wearing it… Continue reading In honor of my Grandmother
It has been a really long time since I have posted. I am still getting used to keeping a blog it seems. The last few months I have spent experimenting with spinning and learning to knit those color work mittens. Earlier in the year I joined the A Verb for Keeping Warm fiber club. Which… Continue reading Spinning in Circles