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…
This week, I finally finished my Provence shawl, of many previous posts fame. So I finished knitting, and wove in all my ends, and gave it a good soak, and squeezed out the excess water – like you do. And then when I was stretching it out to dry, I saw it. I screwed up… Continue reading Aaauuugggghhh!!!
So I have been knitting on this shawl, which if you have read any previous posts you have probably already seen, for what seems like forever. But is really since mid-April, which is long enough. True, I have also been working on another shawl and a series of afghan blocks at the same time, but… Continue reading The Neverending Shawl
Not much exciting or new right now in my world of knitting. I decided to focus on one of my two inordinately-long-running projects so I can get them done and move on with my life. So I held off on last week’s Geek Along project, but will catch up with them shortly. I worked all… Continue reading Weekend WIP