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…
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