Since I have been so productive, I thought It would be fun to take a look at everything I finished this month. Okay, so technically, it’s what I have finished since I came home from the hospital. Which was mid September. Still, it’s a LOT! Currently working on a couple of wraps. I am very… Continue reading October Wrap up
It’s Rhinebeck time of year. Rhinebeck, for those who don’t know is New York State’s sheep and wool festival. So this time each year, people are madly knitting their Rhinebeck sweaters. Realy, it’s a thing… you should look it up. Well, my sweater is definitely not for Rhinebeck. It’s for me. Here is my beautiful… Continue reading My Not for Rhinebeck, sweater….
I have been knitting for more than 25years now. I am not sure quite how that happened. I learned in College from this wonderful Woman named Marilyn. Anyway, it always surprises me when come to a part of a pattern and have troubles. I mean, I really should have seen and done everything by now… Continue reading Color changes…
Whew! Have you ever finished a project that you loved, but felt like a Herculean effort just to make it to the end? That’s the way I felt about these gloves. The pattern is Glacier by Julia Mueller. Years ago, the patten says it was written in 2011, I saw these gloves. I also saw… Continue reading Cross Eyed.
I am super lucky to have an amazing sister. This amazing sister went on vacation in Iceland and bought me yarn!!!! What she brought back was Plötulopi by Ístex. After much pattern hunting on Ravelery, and a bit of swatching I found the perfect pattern, Telja by Jennifer Steingass. If you have read about all my spinning, you… Continue reading Teljia – An Icelandic Adventure
Stand back, I’ve got this. We are going to wash our woolens. Yes, it will all be fine. No, they won’t get ruined or felted. Here’s a secret…. it’s not even hard. Really. I promise. First find the item to be washed. For me it’s my hat. I have not washed this hat since I… Continue reading Wash your woolens
I need to say that we are a smallish county. Our entire fair fits in a very small space. I kind of like that. I can let my kids even my 9 year old wander about and have freedom. Mostly that is because they are 4-Hers and they know al lot of other 4H kids.… Continue reading Observations from county fair