A few months ago Kraemer Yarns offered me the opportunity to try their Perfection Worsted yarn. I believe I’ve knitted with Perfection Worsted once before, but I was eager to try more. Kraemer Yarns is a U.S. mill that has been open and continuously running for more than 100 years. They produce sturdy, fine quality… Continue reading Knit Me: Kraemer Yarns, Perfection Worsted
Welcome to Episode 217! This week I put a lot of work in on WIPS and hope to have something finished next week. I talk about a sweater for my nephew, a brioche shawl sample knit, a Carbeth for myself and some spinning. Have a wonderful week! Knitting: Finished: Baby & Child Sophisticate by Linden… Continue reading Episode 218: Knitting Daze
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!
Welcome to Episode 207! This week I show off my newest design – Bubble Tea. I also made good progress on my NaKniSweMo Waits sweater and finished off some more socks for Roxy. The Giftalong has started, and we’re down to the last few weeks of the Brown Sheep Fall Sweater KCAL. Tea: Sample from… Continue reading Episode 207: Where’s my tea?
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
Welcome to Episode 204! I’m quite chatty this week. I have a finished sweater and a quick hat project to show you, in addition to my ongoing sock project and one more new cast on! Plus I’m planning for NakniSweMo. Lots to talk about! Tea: T2, Chai Knitting: Finished: Humulus by Isabell Kraemer, Brown Sheep… Continue reading Episode 204: Chitty chatty.
Welcome to Episode 202! I have lots to share this week. I have a new hat finished, plus progress on sweaters, socks and yarn for a new knit! And some spinning. And I want to knit everything now that it’s fall! Tea: Adagio Teas, Masala Chai Knitting: Finished: Copy Cat Beanie by Emily Ingrid, Squoosh… Continue reading Episode 202, ALL THE KNITS
Welcome to Episode 199! I noticed after recording that the camera wasn’t quite level – I’m sorry for that! This week I got through the colorwork on my Brown Sheep sweater. I also spun quite a bit, and worked on a hat and some socks. Please come and join the Ravelry group. You can also… Continue reading Episode 199: Full of ideas.
Normally, July is not a big knitting month for me. Instead I turn my attention to the Tour de France and the Tour de Fleece. I’ll be writing a post about that soon, but I do have a few knits going this month for when I’m not in front of the wheel. The first knit… Continue reading Knit Night: A little knitting amidst the spinning
Welcome to episode 191! Despite it being a crazy week I have a finished spin, and some progress on a few knits. This one’s a quick one – need to get back to my wheel! Please come and join the Ravelry group. You can also find me on Ravelry as Fluffyk, Twitter, Instagram as Fluffykira,… Continue reading Episode 191: Back in the Saddle.