Monthly Archives: February 2016

More edge

I’m about a quarter of the way along the bottom edge.¬† Still plenty to knit.

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Edging along

This morning I turned the corner on my Calista May shawl, and started the border (in brown). 

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Linen stitch

A little bit of kismet in action in this yarn / project pairing. I spun this up right after getting my WooLee Winder. I was learning, and so it’s a little under-spun, with thick and thin bits. But it’s soft … Continue reading

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Alpaca mesh

I pulled a skein of Baby Alpaca Grande from the stash and made a mesh cowl. Very easy one- skein project, and the fabric is nice and drapey. Soft, too. The color is a deep blue green. Knit on US … Continue reading

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No room

Another thing about worsted weight, it takes more room on the needles – and my shawl is rapidly exceeding its space allotment and is in danger of leaping off while in my bag. I’ve left it at home today while … Continue reading

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A very woolly story

I am fortunate to be located just twenty miles or so from where the Madrona Fiber Retreat¬†is held each February. This proximity makes it easy for me to go all four days, to enjoy the market and demonstrations in small … Continue reading

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So, you want a new job?

During the day I work in an office, and we are hiring for several positions (we’ve been busy!). I thought I’d share some resume / job application tips to folks who may be searching for a job. Remember: you only … Continue reading

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Bag time

I took a break from knitting to do a little more sewing – small project bags. These still need drawstrings but are otherwise done.

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Mad Hatter

This is one colorful hat! The brim gets folded and sewn. Wonderland Yarns; there’s enough yarn for matching mitts.

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Quickly, from the air

Well, not really – I’m back on the ground now, but I took this picture in the air: I’m in Las Vegas for a couple days and the phone is going away as soon as I post this. Two days … Continue reading

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