April 9, 2009

By now, you may have seen the beautiful socks Wendy is knitting on her blog! How can I not knit them??? But what should I knit them out of? I took a little stash dive and came back with these options: Left to Right: Fleece Artist Merino in Pale Pink, Neighborhood Fiber Company Studio Sock [...]

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Solar Power

June 30, 2008

This coming weekend is the Charlotte Yarn customer appreciation event and on Saturday SUNDAY I will be teaching solar dyeing with kool-aid. Why solar dye and why kool-aid? because they are fast, fun and easy! Plus, you can do it with things you really have in your house already. Stop by the shop to see [...]

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And then there was yarn!

November 12, 2007

This week I bring you finished yarns! Yes, YARNSSSSSSS! First, I set the twist on the Love Bones colorway yarn from Poppy Flower Fibers. Content: domestic wool – 4 oz.Yards: 103Ply: 2 plyWPI: 10 I am pretty proud of this yarn. it was spun during the Tour de Fleece and is mostly even and plyed [...]

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I totally called that

October 8, 2007

I knew it. I need just a LEEEEEEEETLE bit more of this yarn to finish the duster. If I had done the collar first, I would be fine as my skirt is a little longer than called for even though I did the number of required repeats. I could have done 2 fewer and been [...]

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Space bags, space bags, itty bitty space ba

August 29, 2007

Have you ever thought that you needed more room to store yarn? Well, with the upcoming move, I new that hauling all my yarn out to KC was going to be a challenge, but I am of course up to it. I had my roving in on rubbermaid. Sock yarn in another. Yarn remainders in [...]

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Enable Enable Enable

August 14, 2007

I wasn’t planning to blog today, but since Cristi outed me as her enabler, well, I have decided to share that power! First, you must take a look at the Mystery Stole 3 inspired Swan Shawl Pin by Romi. It is BEAUTIFUL and if the bank every gives me my money back I will be [...]

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another one on the needles…

June 14, 2007

I have had the project itch. So last night I CO the Elizabeth Zimmerman Baby Surprise Jacket in Wendy Velvet Touch. It is a fun pink, yellow, green and white mix. I am now a 1/4 of the way through it. I like it, though it is a bit mindless. Which is probably what I [...]

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Episode 6: I have a concussion from falling off the yarn diet wagon

May 26, 2007

Yeah. I bought a lot of stuff. Not much of it was yarn, but that isn’t the point. It makes for a fun time of talking about all the stuff I am working on. Yarn bought:LimenViolet – The Cloak Maker (more this week, but I will talk about it next timeOnLine Yarns – Tondo in [...]

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more stuff…

May 17, 2007

I bought yarn. I am weak. But it is PRETTY and I can’t wait until it gets here. Today I also picked up the newest Simply Knitting magazine. Yeah, I hope to have a lot to say in the next podcast because I also bought a couple new books this time around. The yarn diet [...]

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Episode 4: I’m a Yarnophile is up!!

April 22, 2007

Yes, I am a yarnophile. This week I talk about all the yarn the yarn fairie was nice enough to bring me this week. And it was a lot. No really, it was a lot. Webs Anniversary Sale is still going on. From them I got some Cascade Cloud 9 and Cascade 220. I got [...]

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