Welcome to episode 311! I hope you had a restful new year’s and are ready for a wonderful week. I’ve got two FO’s, some new cast-ons and some spins to share. So join me with your cup of tea and/or your knitting. 🙂 Knitting Finished: One last hat! In progress: Plume by Martin Storey, Rowan… Continue reading Episode 311, Happy new year!
Welcome to Episode 307! This week wasn’t quite as productive as last week. I have one FO (a new hat!), and some socks and a shawl in progress. I share a few spins and talk about what’s next on my needles. I hope you have a chance to relax a bit and craft something gorgeous… Continue reading Episode 307: The Last Xmas Gift
Welcome to Episode 273! I hope this week finds you healthy and safe. I’ve got several knit projects to share with you, progress on my crochet blanket and spinning. I hope you enjoy! Knitting: In progress: Ripple Crop Top by Jessie Maed Designs, Yarn Geek Fibers Rocketeer in Vonda N. McIntyre In progress: Painting Bricks… Continue reading Episode 273: Holding Steady
Today’s post is a two-fer: a yarn review and a new pattern that I have released (and that you can get for free!) A few months ago I was offered the opportunity to knit something out of Manos del Uruguay’s newest yarn, Alma. Alma is a fingering-weight single dyed in Manos del Uruguay’s signature dying… Continue reading New Design: Salmon Run, Manos del Uruguay Alma
A few months ago Bijou Basin Ranch offered me the opportunity to try their Gobi Yarn yarn. Bijou Basin Ranch is a working ranch in western Colorado that produces high quality, luxury fibers. They have a whole herd of Tibetan yaks (including Ruby who is often featured on their Instagram account) and I haven’t met… Continue reading Knit Me: Bijou Basin Ranch, Gobi
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.
Not long ago I was offered the opportunity to review Hunter Hammersen’s latest offering: Curls 3, Versatile ,Wearable Wraps to Knit at any Gauge. I’ve been interested in knitting a “curl” since the first version of the book and clearly I have some catching up to do! Curls 3 takes Hunter’s basic premise of the… Continue reading Knit Me: Curls 3 by Hunter Hammersen
Welcome to Episode 212! This week I show you what I’ve been working on over the holidays and talk about what I want to accomplish in 2019. I also announce the winner of the Curls 3 Giveaway! Tea: Stash Tea, Licorice Spice Knitting: Finished: Canyonlands Shawl by Nim Teasdale, my handspun Finished: Socks for Mile… Continue reading Episode 212: 2018 Wrap-up
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 184! This week I have a few finished knits, some items for review and finally some SPINNING! I’m getting excited for the Tour de France/Tour de Fleece and I’ve started TeamCKT2018, so come join us if you’re a spinner and want to spin July away. Please come and join the Ravelry group.… Continue reading Episode 184: There was knitting, and spinning!