When I was given the opportunity recently to review Lana Bouclé from Brown Sheep, I was excited to try a new-to-me wool! Brown Sheep Yarn Co. is a spinning mill and wool company located in Mitchell, Nebraska. They’ve been producing wooly yarns since 1980 and both spin and dye the yarns they sell. (The only… Continue reading Knit Me: Snickersnack in Brown Sheep Yarn Co. Lana Bouclé
Welcome to Episode 229! Today I do a little Chicago Pen Show recap, share two finished objects and a work in progress. I also got a few skeins of yarn for my birthday. I hope you enjoy! Tea: Republic of Tea, Orange Ginger Mint Knitting: Finished: Pebbles & Pathways Socks by Marcelline Smith, unidentified stash… Continue reading Episode 229: $450
This week I have a little bit of everything to share. I finished my shawl, I finished a quick instant gratification knit, and I’m starting a few new projects. First up, I finished my Albuquerque Sunset by Casapinka knit in Cascade Heritage Sock in #5633 Italian Plum and a Knitpicks Sock Blank dyed by me. This was an enjoyable knit and… Continue reading Knit Night: A little bit of everything.
Welcome to episode 171! I have two FO’s today and one I’ve been working on for a while so I’m super happy to have it done. I also talk about my Olympic project and upcoming travels. I hope you have a lovely week! Please come and join the Ravelry group. You can also find me… Continue reading Episode 171: All about the poncho.
Before Christmas, Stitchcraft Marketing contacted me to see if I would be interested in trying some bulky yarn, Sweets Chunky, from Delicious Yarns. At that time the temperatures hovered around zero and a squishy, thick hat sounded fabulous. Sweets Chunky is a 100% superwash merino base and comes in 105 yard skeins. I selected 2 skeins of the… Continue reading Knit Me: Delicious Yarns, Sweets Chunky
Recently Stitchcraft Marketing contacted me to see if I would be interested in trying the newest offering from Bijou Basin Ranch, Himalayan Summit. Himalayan Summit is a luxurious addition to their line. It comes in 325 yard/100 gram skeins and is an oh so soft mix of 50% Tibetan Yak and 50% Superfine Merino. I have knit… Continue reading Knit Me: Bijou Basin Himalayan Summit
Welcome to episode 163! This week I knit a ton of hats, most of which I show you here. I’m still working on my Opal Advent blanket and loving it, and I’ve got 3 more hats to cast on this week! Please come and join the Ravelry group. You can also find me on Ravelry… Continue reading Episode 163: Hat Trick
Welcome to episode 161! I’m sorry I haven’t podcasted in 3 weeks – life just got in the way. That said, I have TONS of knits to show you and lots to share. I hope you enjoy! Please come and join the Ravelry group. You can also find me on Ravelry as Fluffyk, Twitter, Instagram… Continue reading Episode 161: A long absence.
Welcome to episode 158! This week I can’t seem to find anything in my craft room. That said, I have lots and lots of knits to share and even a spin. Please come and join the Ravelry group. You can also find me on Ravelry as Fluffyk, Twitter, Instagram as Fluffykira, and in my shop… Continue reading Episode 158: I can’t find anything.
Welcome to episode 153! This week I have a few FO’s, some WIPs and spins. I’m starting to think about all the shawls I want to knit too! Fall is almost here. Please come and join the Ravelry group. You can also find me on Ravelry as Fluffyk, Twitter, Instagram as Fluffykira, and in my… Continue reading Episode 153: All the shawls on my mind.