Yesterday Mr. QuiteAYarn and I went back out to Palmer, AK – site of the famous Musk Ox Farm – to attend this year’s MatSu Fiber Fest. We went to the inaugural fest last summer, so I was really looking forward to this year’s event, especially as the organizers were promising bigger and better things… Continue reading Fiber Fest Again!
The Work In Progress this week continues to be my lace sampler top. How’s it going? About like this… So pretty well! The last time I mentioned it, I was about an inch or two into. Shortly after that point, I did a sort of preliminary evaluation, and realized I had made it much, much… Continue reading Midweek WIP
The last time I discussed my stash here, the post was written after a prolonged period of standing around staring at my considerable heap of yarn in mild horror. Then I went nosing around a few other, much larger, stashes on Ravelry to make myself feel better. Kind of like how watching a Hoarders marathon… Continue reading I May Have Identified the Cause…
This post is really more going to be about recently finished items than WIPs, but it’s a catchy title anyway. These are all the Geek-A-Long squares I’ve gotten done since I last mentioned them. A couple of them got done a week or so ago, and then I hammered (or knitted) out the rest of… Continue reading Wednesday WIP
Now that the everlasting big projects that have been occupying me for the last several months are done, I’ve been able to get a start on a few other items. Few being the operative word for right now. One big thing at a time for a while. I have a few Geek-A-Long squares to catch… Continue reading Midweek WIP Report
If you are interested in exotic fibers at all, you may be familiar with quiviut. It is one of the rarer and more expensive yarns available to hand knitters. Quiviut is from the undercoat of the musk oxen. Musk ox are native to the Arctic, and can be found in a number of countries, including… Continue reading Where Quiviut Comes From
Taking a fearless moral inventory of my yarn. I may have a problem…