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
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 277! I hope this episode finds you and your families healthy and well. This week is mostly about WIPs. And of course, the projects I dream up when I should be sleeping but am not! Sipping: David’s Tea, Organic Sweet Almond Green Knitting: In progress: Breathe & Hope by Casapinka, Zen Yarn… Continue reading Episode 277: Insomnia Ideas
Welcome to Episode 221! This week was a bit frustrating, both at work and in crafting, but I do have a really great finished shawl in Bijou Basin Ranch Gobi. I made some progress on my other WIPS and I talk a bit about the Spring Make Along which starts on March 20. Knitting: Finished:… Continue reading Episode 221: A heck of a week.
Welcome to Episode 220! We’re snowed in AGAIN. But I do have lots and lots of knitting to show you. And get ready – a spring make along is coming! Knitting: In progress: Pebbles & Pathways Socks by Marcelline Smith, my handspun In progress: Wrapped in Brioche Shawl by Roxanne Yeun, Zen Yarn Garden Lux… Continue reading Episode 220: Snowed in.
Welcome to Episode 200! I can’t believe that this is 200 episodes. Thank you all for watching and coming on this journey with me. There is a GIVEAWAY in the episode – watch and then leave your comment here on YouTube. I’ll draw a winner in 2 weeks. Please come and join the Ravelry group.… Continue reading Episode 200: All over the place.