Earlier this year I declared that this would be the “year of socks” for me as I had never made or attempted to make socks before. I’ve been largely quiet on this topic but that’s not to say I’ve abandoned my mission to make socks. I just have been putting writing this post off. The… Continue reading Much ado about socks
I finally put the finishing touches on my new pattern this morning and it is now officially available! The Academic is a colorwork cowl that is quick to knit and super warm due to the double layer of yarn. Size options include Short (the blue and light grey sample) and Tall (the brown and red… Continue reading The Academic
I meant to put this post up sooner, however the weekend ended up being dedicated to a significant work in progress. The result? A new mini-hutch! I realized last week that I had officially outgrown my IKEA hutch, every single bit of it was filled and the yarn was packed in like sardines. My option… Continue reading Review: Online yarn shops Part I
I have finally done it! I cataloged my yarn and reorganized it. The cataloging took all of last night and a better portion of today to get put together but I now have a copy in Excel and Access (both have their uses). I heart lists like no other and this one was a biggie.… Continue reading The Grand Total
Oh do I love my yarn. Sometimes I find myself staring at my yarn hutch as I drift off to sleep and think how lucky and grateful I am to have my own yarn stash. Other times, I wake up and wonder how I’ve accumulated so much, no one person needs this much yarn. I… Continue reading Yarn love.
North Texas certainly felt the sting of winter when everything closed down for nearly five days due to ice and snow. I ended up only going into work one day last week, which meant six days of time to knit or think about knitting. Now, colorwork (fair isle and stranded knitting are other words I… Continue reading I heart colorwork!