Tourist season is upon us here in Alaska! This is the season when cruise ships begin appearing in our ports, and visitors come and go via plane, train and automobile. Although winter is pretty too, summer is pretty darn glorious here in the last frontier. So what better time to come and see all there… Continue reading A Guide to AK Yarn Shops for Visitors
This past week I went to Seward, AK for work, and managed to squeeze in a visit to one of my favorite yarn shops in AK – A Flyin’ Skein! This is a pretty good yarn shop – certainly pretty amazing for being in a small town – with great stock and a friendly proprietress.… Continue reading A Flyin’ Skein in Seward, AK
Today’s post (text and photos) is from guest blogger Katy! She is known as @kpknitty on Instagram. She is a brilliant knitter and all-around great person 🙂 As a knitter of 10 years and new hand spinner, I decided it was the perfect time to pay my first visit to the annual Maryland Sheep and… Continue reading 44th Annual Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival – Guest Post!
Well, since I last wrote, I’ve been making decent progress on all three fronts – nothing dramatic, but all is going well. Which, from a blogging perspective is a little frustrating 🙂 But from a “getting things done” perspective, it’s good news. So here’s what I have unexcitingly been up to in the past week.… Continue reading Drifting Along
I’m not a flowery person. In summer we plant some flowers at strategic locations around our yard and so on, but other than that – not flowery. I don’t have clothes with flowers on them, I don’t have jewelry with flowers on them, I don’t have much by way of decor items with flowers. So… Continue reading Short Shrift
When I am trying to avoid something, there are virtually no limits to what I will do to avoid said thing. Specifically, my first Year of Colorwork project is killing me. Just absolutely killing me. It’s not that it’s hard. Dear God, if only it was hard. No, what it is is tedious. It’s just… Continue reading The Lengths That I Will Go To
Part of my knitting overload this year stems from the fact that I’m taking part in a block-of-the-week afghan knit-along, specifically the Lattes & Llamas Geek-Along. The Lattes & Llamas girls have been doing their annual Geek-Alongs for a few years now, and I’ve collected the patterns I like for a few of the past… Continue reading Just Geekin’ Along