Well, it’s been a week of getting things done! So far this week I have finished my Valentine’s Day socks, which went pretty well. The yarn is from Gnome Acres, and the color is I Lurve Ewe, one of her Valetine/Galentine colors. I bought the yarn a couple of years ago and just now got… Continue reading Friday FOs!
Wishing you a soxy Valentine’s Day!
There are a couple pretty good yarn shops in Anchorage. Wooly Mammoth downtown is kind of high-end, but is the place to go for all-Alaskan yarn. Quilt Tree/Yarn Branch is good if you are bi-craftual, but they seem more quilty than they are yarny. In my opinion, Far North Yarn Company is the best LYS… Continue reading Far North Yarn Company
Many knitters are introduced to the concept of felting via a laundry mishap followed by tears and recriminations. I took a class – less stress 🙂 I just finished a class at my LYS, Far North Yarn Company, on making felted slippers. You may be familiar with the pattern. As of the time I am… Continue reading Felting – On Purpose
In the week since I last talked about how well my standing projects were going, I have had a rich array of distractions, some of which have joined my list of existing projects. The Twinkle has not moved since last weekend. I have made a little progress on the socks, though not a whole lot…… Continue reading Totally Focused…Look! A Squirrel!
Well, it’s been an interesting week, knitwise! I signed up to be a test knitter, and have been taking a class on felting – both new experiences for me. And you will be reading more about those later. But while all that was going on, I did get some progress in on my ongoing projects. … Continue reading Weekend WIPs
I don’t know about you guys, but I’m a total sucker for new and different fibers to knit with. Wool and cotton and acrylics are all great for most knitting needs, but it’s always a little thrilling to try out buffalo or musk ox or yak. (It’s a knitterly thrill, but a thrill nonetheless.) So… Continue reading Fibercurious?