Welcome to episode 317! Thank you all for your kind messages last week – I really appreciated all of them. This week I’m getting back into the swing of things, I have one FO, and a few WIPs to share. I’m moving through projects more slowly and one at a time for a bit, but… Continue reading Episode 317: Put in Perspective
Welcome to Episode 286! This week I didn’t make a ton of knitting progress, but have lots of spins going to finish out Tour de Fleece. This one’s a long one so grab a tea, and your knitting and join me! Sipping: Friday Afternoon Tea, Bard’s Blend Knitting: I have a new pattern out! The… Continue reading Episode 286: Spinning and knitting and spinning.
Not long ago I was offered the opportunity to knit something out of Manos del Uruguay’s newest yarn, Alpaca Heather. Alpaca Heather is a sportweight yarn dyed in Manos del Uruguay’s signature dying methods creating 12 gorgeous semi-solids on soft, heathered yarn. Alpaca Heather is an 70% wool/30% alpaca blend and comes in 50g skeins… Continue reading Knit Me: Manos del Uruguay, Alpaca Heather
Welcome to Episode 275! I apologize in advance because all my projects are in the middle of a row… I don’t know why I did that!?!?! I’ve got two FO’s, one WIP, a new cast on, and a spin to share with you today. I hope you’re doing well and staying healthy. Sipping: Tea Pigs,… Continue reading Episode 275: In the middle of the row.
Welcome to Episode 274! I’ve been knitting and spinning a bunch this week so I have lots of progress to share. I don’t know where I found the motivation, but things have been good this week. I hope all is well with you! Sipping: Republic of Tea, Downton Estate Blend First Place Coconut Macaroons Knitting:… Continue reading Episode 274, Knitting inspiration.
Welcome to Episode 269! It’s been quite the week and I’m finding solace in knitting and spinning. Thanks for spending a bit of time with me. Knitting: In progress: River Cable Pullover by Shaina Bilow, Zen Yarn Garden Serenity Worsted Grey Wolf In progress: Woodland Blanket by Lucy of Attic24, Sunny Crochet Along Pack from… Continue reading Episode 269: Keep Calm & Knit On
Today’s post is a two-fer: a yarn review and a new pattern that I have released (and that you can get for free!) A few months ago I was offered the opportunity to knit something out of Manos del Uruguay’s newest yarn, Alma. Alma is a fingering-weight single dyed in Manos del Uruguay’s signature dying… Continue reading New Design: Salmon Run, Manos del Uruguay Alma
Welcome to Episode 240! Today I have no crafting to show you since my new design visited the frog pond last night. But there’s some stashquisitions from Stitches Midwest and fun talk. It’s a shorter one! Tea: Lipton, with lemon and honey Knitting: On deck: My own shawl design, Manos del Uruguay Alma in Inspiration… Continue reading Episode 240: Ribbit!
This spring Brown Sheep Company offered reviewers their choice of Cotton Fleece or Cotton Fine. Since I’ve been digging some of the beautiful summer tee patterns that have come out recently, I decided to knit one! I ordered Cotton Fine in the colorway New Age Teal. Cotton Fine is a great summer blend: 80% cotton/20%… Continue reading Knit Me: Brown Sheep Cotton Fine
Not long ago I got the opportunity to sign up to review Shepherd’s Lamb‘s DK weight yarn. Shepherd’s Lamb is a family ranch in New Mexico that raises a variety of sheep and produces churro, rambouillet, mohair and other yarns that they then dye using natural elements. I’ve worked with their yarns once in the… Continue reading Knit Me: Shepherd’s Lamb DK Natural Dyed Yarn