May 7, 2009

I seem to have had a bit of a run there and then stopped – so today I will show you some FOs from the last few weeks. I helped out Leslie and Laura with a little project and we knit up a bunch of Gloria Cowls for the Elves, Sheri and Knitting Daughter from [...]

keep reading →


April 13, 2009

My friend Stephanie didn’t have any hand knit socks – but she did just have a birthday! I bought her a little something for her birthday and offered to remedy her sock problem. I let her pic out the pattern – and then she did a stash dive and come up with the yarn from [...]

keep reading →

For Emily

August 6, 2008

Awhile back I decided I would knit a shawl for each of my good girlfriends as they got married. Little did I know that would mean three this year alone, but they are absolutely worth it! Pattern: Lacey Shawl by Plymouth Design Company (Ravelry Link) Yarn: Blue Sky Alpacas Alpaca Silk – 3.5 balls Needle: [...]

keep reading →


August 5, 2008

Danielle told me that Emily and her new hubby, Dave, wanted to entertain more and they have a cute little patio in the new place with an outdoor table set. Pattern: Raffia Table Mats from Simple Crochet by Erica Knit Yarn: Plymouth Raffina Crochet hook: H and F Notes: I adapted the pattern for a [...]

keep reading →

Fun in the Sun

July 2, 2008

I bet you thought I forget my promise of a FO today. I am going to a wedding later this month and while the wedding is inside, the reception is outside (and is being catered by an AMAZING Mexican place!) So I needed a little head covering since I don’t do the sun that well. [...]

keep reading →

More crochet!

June 23, 2008

Well, I finished 4 things this weekend. 3 of them are gifts, but one of them I will show you tomorrow since it is going to the giver of the gift tomorrow and she nor the receiver read the blog. Pattern: Bicycle Spokes Yarn: Lily Sugar n Creme Hook Size: G time – umm…not much [...]

keep reading →


June 16, 2008

I would like to say that I spent the weekend spinning, but I didn’t. I will be participating in the Tour d’Fleece again this year – so there will be lots of spinning – even though I will be in California for a full week in July – it just means that a drop spindle [...]

keep reading →

April in June

June 9, 2008

I am away on business again this week, so no handspun. To be honest, I thought it was Tuesday ALL day today. I mean with school and work, I have just been swamped. But I have been knitting. This little sweater was designed by Nell and the pattern is available at Knitch. If you call [...]

keep reading →

PacMan Fever

May 29, 2008

Awhile back, Dani said she wanted to knit a PacMan hat and asked for my help. I decided I would help her out and knit one too – I don’t think hers is finished and mine, well, no one will ever wear it – I hadn’t really planned on anyone wearing it anyway. But the [...]

keep reading →


May 20, 2008

We got a great book in the shop – Noro Joy! – and this vest spoke to me. It spoke to me so loudly that I asked Remi to order the yarn – the book AND the yarn have been flying off the shelves! Pattern: Marina Yarn: Noro Taiyo – 3 balls – I don’t [...]

keep reading →