Welcome to episode 313! Today I’ve got one FO, and several WIPS to show you. I’m making good progress on all my knits for the month, despite being waylaid a bit on my spins. I hope you have a wonderful week and I’ll see you next Monday! Knitting Finished: Garter Stitch Baby Blanket, Caron Big… Continue reading Episode 313, The only way out is through.
Welcome to Episode 230! Today I have lots of crafting to show you and some discussions on my current two WIPs! I hope you enjoy this episode. Tea: The Tea House (Covent Gardens), London Tea Knitting: Finished: Golden Pear by Melissa Thompson, Kraemer Yarns Perfection Worsted in Marble, Peacock and Puddle. In progress: Elfe by… Continue reading Episode 230: Slipped Stitches & Helical Knitting
1. NaKniSweMo: Do you NaKniSweMo? I’ve talked about this madness in years past where I try and knit a sweater of 50,000 stitches (or more!) in the month of November. This year I’m no less mad than before, so I’m going to be knitting the Waits by Bristol Ivy in my yummy Lamby Toes Sweet… Continue reading Friday Five.
Welcome to Episode 205! I finished my Twizzlefoot socks, and I have lots of other WIPS, both knits and spins! I hope you have a lovely week. Tea: Tea Runners, Lemon Drop Black Knitting: Finished: London B.Ridge Socks by Mina Philipp, Mountain Colors Twizzlefoot in Snapdragon In progress: Men’s Felted Slippers by Monique Rae, Briggs… Continue reading Episode 205: DRAT!
As you might have noticed, I’ve been struggling with blogging in the last several months. So I’m going to try a new feature – the Friday Five. I’ll include things I want to knit and spin, my current works in progress, what’s in my mug, and anything else I find of interest! 1. Dream Knitting:… Continue reading Friday Five
This was a week for finishing things! After I posted on Wednesday of last week, I went to knit night and finished the body of the poncho and picked up stitches for the ribbed collar. Thursday turned out to be icy so I worked from home and, in the lulls between tasks and emails, I… Continue reading Knit Night: Potawatomi and Handspun Sock
The Fiber: Falkland, handdyed by me The Tea: Stash Tea, Fusion Red, White and Blueberry Tea The Mug: Hand Thrown Ceramic Mug from Paw Print Pottery UK The Yarn: Bomb Pop, available in my shop.
The Fiber: Blue Faced Leicester in Hummingbird via Hello Yarn. The Infuser: Hummingbird Tea Infuser via Amazon. The Mug: Mint Green Bird Cage via GilliattCeramics. The Yarn: Hummingbird via The Corner of Knit & Tea.
I am beyond excited today to announce the release of my first pattern design, Lost at Sea. Lost at Sea is a 2-color shawl designed to be knit with handspun yarn. The shawl is knit on the bias with alternating sections of squishy garter stitch designed to show off variegated handspun yarns and a lace… Continue reading Lost at Sea
Recently I finished a knit where I spun the fiber and then knit up the resulting yarn into a shawl. Even though I don’t generally process or dye fiber, I feel like when I spin my own yarn and then knit it I am involved in the process of creating a garment beginning to end.… Continue reading Crafty: Spinning a Shawl