Category Archives: Fiber Arts

Behold a Shawl

I’ve been spending my evenings knitting and watching sports (there are only about a dozen regular season baseball games left!) or netflix. It has become a really nice way to unwind my day. Especially since, as I knit, this mystery … Continue reading

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Staying caught up

I knew when I saw the colorways of this MKAL that I had to do it. It has been so long since I’ve done an mystery knit-along. It is exciting to knit up a something not knowing what the end … Continue reading

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Trying to work through it

I’ve been working on my mitts. I had hoped to at least be half finished by this point, but I’ve done something to my hand and the thumb muscles hurt. I am, of course, still excited about starting an MKAL … Continue reading

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But now what?

Last week, I discussed a project that I have been working on that I was thinking about unraveling and starting again. As I wrote the post, I realized that was the right thing to do. It’s beautiful wool and its … Continue reading

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Consistently a Day Late

I meant for this post to be a WIP Wednesday, but somehow Wednesday got away from me. I’ve picked up this old WIP that I found when I was cleaning out my storage unit at the end of June. It … Continue reading

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Tour de Fleece Wrap Up

What a ride! It was such a delight to get back to spinning and to also watch the first Welsh man to win the Yellow Jersey! Well done, Geraint Thomas! I went in to this tour hoping to remind myself … Continue reading

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Tour de Fleece: The Last Week

I’ve slowed down in my spinning. Perhaps it is that I’ve recommitted to doing my dailies on Habitica or its that I’ve done a better job the past week getting up and getting to work. Or, maybe its that, as … Continue reading

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The Other Side of Shawl Doldrums

On the other side of shawl doldrums is finishing up a bit of the wool you were using the shawl to stash bust. I don’t think this shawl is going to be as large as I intended, but the pattern … Continue reading

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Tour de Fleece: Rest Day

I started the tour with a plan for only two of the roving selections I have. And, I’m pretty excited about both of them. One of them is going to be a fractal-spun yarn and the other is going to … Continue reading

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The doldrums of shawl knitting

I’ve reached the part of shawl knitting where nothing new and exciting is happening but the shawl is not done. I love wearing shawls and I love lace knitting. There is something really soothing about doing a pattern with a … Continue reading

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