It can be hard to remember that there are many things all Americans agree about and many ways we can work together to make this world a better place. Earlier this summer, a couple of ladies in our knitting group proposed we spend our summer knitting for charity. We initially thought we’d […]
Nancy Golub from The Sheep Shoppe in Newtown, CT, is putting kits together for my new favorite hat. They will be available next week. I’ve already put in my order.
Found at Rhinebeck this year. Definitely adding one to my Christmas shopping list. The larger one easily holds an 8 oz. ball of yarn.
What a great project! Source: Wovember Words: An exploration of breeds
Must magically transform these spun singles into knitted garments. Only forty-seven more days until Christmas. Must spin faster.
My girlfriend Janet and I have agreed to start a knitalong in January. We both want to knit St. Brigid from Alice Starmore’s Aran Knitting book. There is nothing in my yarn stash that would work for this project. I’m either going to have to spin something or purchase the perfect yarn. I’m wondering if the […]
I can’t think of a better way to start my day…
A friend asked me to spin the undercoat of her Samoyed into yarn. I had done this before and had been happy with the resulting yarn. The Samoyed fiber acts much like Angora does: it blooms, has little if any memory, and is very warm, which is why I like to ply it with wool. […]
Because we can always use more yarn, the Webs Holiday catalog just came out today. The pages are full of new patterns, new yarns, and much more. Time to start a list…
Rhinebeck 2015. Cotton candy, Leicester Longwools, Miss Babs, Periwinkle Sheep, Briar Rose, Jenny the Potter, and snow (yes, that’s right, the white stuff you shouldn’t see before December). Sharon, Veronica and I had a wonderful time. Sharon had planned her trip well, shopping with knitting patterns in hand. She was on the lookout for, among […]