When Briggs & Little offered me the opportunity to try some of their bulkier weight yarns, I jumped at the chance. A few years ago I made some thrummed mittens out of some terribly itchy wool and I wanted to try again. I decided to order the Super (Super Bulky, 85 yds/113g) in Magenta with… Continue reading Knit Me: Briggs & Little Super and Country Roving
Welcome to Episode 216! This week I share a bit about my travels (skip to around 21 minutes if you’re just here for the knits), and then my WIPs. I have so many projects on the needles, I’ve run out of big project bags. I’m trying to FINISH things in February! Knitting: Finished: Thrummed mittens,… Continue reading Episode 216: Finish it February!
When Brown Sheep announced it was coming out with a new superwash wool DK-weight yarn, I couldn’t wait to sign up to try it. Brown Sheep generously offered me up to 3 skeins of their new Stratosphere, and I chose two with hats and mittens for the kids in mind. Stratosphere is a 3-ply, soft,… Continue reading Knit me: Brown Sheep Stratosphere
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 154! I injured myself while knitting this week, but seem to be surviving. I finished the cowl out of Alegria Grande and loved the yarn. Also more finishes and WIPs, both knits and spins! Please come and join the Ravelry group. You can also find me on Ravelry as Fluffyk, Twitter, Instagram… Continue reading Episode 154: Knitting is dangerous.
Welcome to episode 152! This week was super productive so I have lots of knits to show you, and more fall knits to talk about. I also have some spins. I’m trying to spin and keep up with all the fiber in the craft room. I’m afraid they’ll find me trapped/buried under fiber one day.… Continue reading Episode 152: They’ll find me under the fiber.
These past few weeks I have found myself really struggling for what topics to write about. On one hand, I know that most of my readers come here to find information on knitting and spinning and tea. I am still crafting, but I feel somewhat disingenuous if I just continue on as if nothing else… Continue reading Craftivism Continued
A day off from work means a little bit of this: The Mug: My favorite Kansas joke, available here. The Tea: The Republic of Tea, Hibiscus Key Lime The Knitting: Heart of the Mesa Mittens by Grace Schnebly, knit out of my handspun from fiber dyed by Southern Cross Fibre The Entertainment: Olympics!