This year when Tour de Fleece rolled around, Brown Sheep Company asked if they could donate some spinning fiber to The Corner of Knit & Tea team. I was thrilled! Did you know Brown Sheep offers spinning fiber? Currently they have an undyed Rambouillet/Columbia cross that is washed, combed and carded and has a micron… Continue reading Spin Me: Brown Sheep Fiber
Welcome to Episode 239! Today I talk about a finished knit, what’s next on my needles and the end of the Tour! Tea: Verdant Tea, White Tea from the Wu Family Knitting: Finished: Breezeway by Laura Aylor, Brown Sheep Cotton Fine in New Age Teal Finished: July Hat by Courtney Kelly, Patons Classic Wool in… Continue reading Episode 239: I would love to show you that, but I can’t.
Welcome to Episode 238! Today I talk about my knitting and spinning, and show off a few of the Tour de Fleece prizes. This is the last week to spin spin spin! Tea: Tea Runners, Lemon Drop Black Knitting: Finished: Vanilla sock for Miles, Must Stash Yarn in 10 Days of Fiesta On deck: Breezeway… Continue reading Episode 238: Le Tour
Welcome to Episode 237! Today I talk about sheepy office supplies, sample knitting, and my recent gauge revelations. I also share an FO, a sweater in progress and spinning! Tea: Tea-historic, Cretaceous Cinnamon Knitting: Finished: Riverton Tee by Sheila Toy Stromberg, Anzula Breeze in Alice On deck: Breezeway by Laura Aylor, Brown Sheep Cotton Fine… Continue reading Episode 237: Samples & Gauge
Welcome to Episode 236! I have a surprise FO and some work on my sweater WIP. Also it’s July which means it’s Tour time! (this is my favorite time of the year). Tea: Stash Tea, Licorice Spice Knitting: Finished: Short vanilla socks, Must Stash Yarn in 10 Days of Fiesta In progress: Riverton Tee by… Continue reading Episode 236: Tour de Fleece
Welcome to Episode 233! After two weeks, I have lots to share with you! I’ve got WIPs, and FO’s and lots of chatter. Plus our Summer Cotton MKAL is ending, and it’s time for TDF! Knitting: Finished: Nightshift by Andrea Mowry, my handspun Finished: Vanilla socks for Roxy, A Good Yarn Boca Chica in Duval… Continue reading Episode 233: Tales of Ireland
In the spring, Stitchcraft Marketing contacted me to see if I would be interested in trying some Mauch Chunky Roving from Kraemer Yarns. Since I knew that summer was coming, and so was Tour de Fleece, I accepted the offer, and soon thereafter a beautiful sampler box of fiber reached my house. Mauch Chunky Roving is a… Continue reading Spin Me: Kraemer Mauch Chunky Roving
Welcome to episode 192! I’ve been spinning and knitting all weekend and I’ve made progress on some knits and spins. One more week of the tour! Please come and join the Ravelry group. You can also find me on Ravelry as Fluffyk, Twitter, Instagram as Fluffykira, and in my shop The Corner of Knit &… Continue reading Episode 192: Spin it to win it.
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.
Welcome to episode 189! A bit of progress on my knits this week. Also I’ve pulled out my TDF spins and more importantly for you, the prizes! If you’re a spinner I think you’ll enjoy this one. Please come and join the Ravelry group. You can also find me on Ravelry as Fluffyk, Twitter, Instagram… Continue reading Episode 189: Preparing for TDF