Tag Archives: yarn

I made a thing!

I finished my crochet shawl! I love easy crochet patterns! They are my new favorite! As you can see, I need to work on my tension and stitch size. But, first (third) projects have that look about them. (As you … Continue reading

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Reading Crochet

Friday marked the beginning of the CftC Makealong and I went out guns blazing. Or, I tried. It took me awhile to remember how to half treble crochet or double crochet or whatever it is called. Then, it took me … Continue reading

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Getting back on the hobby horse

Nothing feels better than feeling better. After I wrote the post on not feeling well, I spent a few days alternating between napping and working. And, then I was back on the knitting horse. I felt better even if I … Continue reading

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Knitting with gifts

One of the best things in life is being given wool by friends and family. It is so wonderful to think of people I love searching through yarn shops or markets and picking something out with me in mind. (This … Continue reading

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Cold Sheep Revisited

At the end of the last year I realized that my yarn stash was eating my life. (More accurately, it was eating the corner of my bedroom where it lives.) The logical solution to this problem, other than to de-stash, … Continue reading

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Roving Database

Last Fall, or perhaps that Fall before, I took Felicia Lo’s class on Craftsy on spinning. It was delightful and I learned a lot about technique and spinning with color. Since then, I’ve been thinking a lot about how to … Continue reading

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Accidental Hiatus…and why I craft

I haven’t knit a stitch in more than a month. Now, this is pretty unusual for me. Knitting is very relaxing and centering for me (and for many people. It used to help rehabilitate prisoners and many people have written … Continue reading

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Glass Bowl Series #41

This was the last thing I started spinning for Tour de Fleece. I can’t remember its composition but I’m sure it is partially wool. (I also can’t quite remember where it is from. It may be from The Critter Ranch.) … Continue reading

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Glass Bowl Series #40

This amazing grey is Navajo-plied Shetland wool from Whispering Pines. I love this color so much. by

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Glass Bowl # 39

This is the progress I’ve made in a week and a half on my mystery knit along project. Not quite to section two yet, where I get to start knitting with that fantastic blue, but I’m getting there. by

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