I generally don’t like working with cotton. It has no give. The aches and pains start in my fingers, and soon my hands are cramping. Thankfully, Spinrite Yarns has added Caron Cotton Cakes to the popular Caron Cakes yarn lineup.
This week’s Top Ten Tuesday is a Hallowe’en Freebie! I invite you to take a look at my photos of Hallowe’en Pumpkins past.
I was tipped off to this delightful book by some innocent byplay on Twitter. An editor or agent wanted a light read. Someone else, also in the industry, casually remarked, “How about the Vampire Knitting Club?”
I spend a lot of time in search of the perfect yarn for the perfect pair of socks. This year’s Christmas Socks need to be extra soft.
I woke up Friday morning to large white fluffy flakes falling outside my window. After a few bleary-eyed blinks to ensure I wasn’t hallucinating, I reached for the camera. I was aware that snow was coming, just not a day early. Perfect day to curl up in my office and work on the Phoenix blanket.
There are times when I find myself in that very odd situation where my perceived knowledge on a subject far outweighs my actual experience. You know the feeling, right? You’re merrily knitting away on a vanilla sock while your World of Warcraft character is taking the fifteen-minute flight between Undercity and Iron Summit when another crafty friend sends you a panicked message asking how to interpret a particularly tricky section of lace in the shawl they’re knitting.
So there I was, the night before our trip to Minnesota…looking for a carry-on bag. Ideally, one I could haul my immediate-needs stuff in all weekend. And I had nothing.
Wrapping up December, 2018 with a wee gallery of memories!
January didn’t shape up as I expected. I did knit quite a bit…just not on the things I had intended. Somehow, though, you can either roll with it, or allow yourself to be steamrolled.
Koigu is not only a yarn that’s fun to knit, but the name is fun to say too. I was really pleased to find out that it was a Canadian company…according to their website, they are based out of the Georgian Bay area in Ontario. I recently finished a pair of socks using Koigu. I […]