Strawberry Shortcake

May 12, 2008

For my birthday, I was given 4 oz of gorgeous roving from Spritely Goods. I spun it up months ago and it sat on the bobbins waiting it’s turn to be plyed. Since MDS&W I have been doing a lot of spinning (so you will have AT LEAST one more week of handspun in your [...]

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mmmmm…hempathy

May 9, 2008

I bought this a few weeks ago when it came into Charlotte Yarn – I had to have it. I thought about knitting a sweater out of the Elsbeth Lavold Viking Knits II collection, but I don’t know. Maybe the Eiffel from Knitty… I do have a sweaters worth… Thoughts? Cause this stuff is calling [...]

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Happy Birthday!

May 8, 2008

In my post about MDS&W I mentioned that we all knit squares for Suzanne’s birthday blanket – a little piece of each of us. Here is mine. Pattern: uh – I made it up – couple rows of seed stitch, a lace pattern and some more seed stitch and viola! Needles: Denise Size 7 Yarn: [...]

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TWEE!!!

May 7, 2008

I have some FOs and a sweater that I started and am going to frog…but this is what I took with me to MDS&W to work on – it is very portable right now. It is my leftover sock yarn blanket made of twee little mitered squares. Look- there are 14 and a half of [...]

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Knitters for Knockers

May 6, 2008

Many of you probably know someone who has had or been touched by breast cancer. Why not do something to help out? Knitters for Knockers is nearing the end of it’s fundraising period and they have blown away their original goal of $1000!! And then their goal of $5000 – now they are trying for [...]

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Sheep and Wool and Ravelers! Oh My!

May 5, 2008

This past weekend I was lucky enough to go to Maryland Sheep and Wool – what a fun time! I headed out on Friday morning at the ass crack of dawn and picked up Gannet around 9 in Durham. From there, we headed up to Baltimore where we were meeting up with Team Rav! We [...]

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Goodies for Ewe!

May 2, 2008

Oh, the Spring Fling would have been totally worth it even if I hadn’t gotten a goodie bag, but OMG the goodie bag ROCKED!!!! First there was a super awesome bag. When they said goodie bag, I thought it would be like a plastic shopping bag with stuff in it – uh NO! This thing [...]

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Holy crapmonkey!

May 1, 2008

This is not a knitting related post…sorry! I just got a call about a new job opportunity. This would be a totally new job function in HR – I would still have some of my programs, but not all of them – just the big high profile ones. I don’t want to talk much about [...]

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It had to be Ewe!

April 29, 2008

Oh, what a great time Sheri put on at The Loopy Ewe Spring Fling!!! The first person I met when I arrived? Who KNEW WHO I WAS AND RAN OVER TO ME FOR A HUG????? CLAUDIA THE WOLLMEISE!!! (OK – I met Michele on the plane first!) and then WendyKnits greeted me. And it was [...]

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oh, you will like this…

April 26, 2008

Sorry that we are a day late with the YPF post, but I have a really good reason. Maybe. I got busy and didn’t have time to pre-write the entry which I do sometimes if I know that I am going to be gone. To make up for this, I will give you two yarns [...]

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