Monthly Archives: April 2016

Back to Christmas

Yup. I started a Christmas present today. Don’t hate me. 🙂 Fingerless mitts, in “swish worsted” from Magpie Fibers.

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I got all eight ounces spun up into singles; I’ll ply it over the next few days.

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Saturday spin

I’m trying my hand at spinning for a project, so I pulled a big ball of mystery fiber from the stash – it is probably a wool/silk blend, but I done know what kind of wool. Feels like maybe merino. … Continue reading

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Quickly on a Friday

Just about done with this sunset-colored scarf!

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On a Sunday

It’s after dinner and the Mr and I are relaxing on the porch, enjoying the unseasonably warm evening. I’m wearing a dress I recently made myself and reading The Hobbit, listening to lawn mowers and robins, while the Mr dozes … Continue reading

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Mmmm, linen

I fed the sewing bug and just got a bunch of linen fabric in four colors to make dresses and tops out of. It all needs to be washed a couple times before I start laying out patterns, so tonight … Continue reading

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Tooth pain. It’s the worst! A root canal on Thursday has led to increasing pain and swelling, so that I can hardly think. Fever and swelling in half my face, even with ibuprofen every 6 hours… Today the dentist thinks … Continue reading

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The Sewing Bug

I can feel it, getting under my skin. I haven’t done much sewing lately — except helping the Girl with a costume and making a few bags. But my wardrobe needs a serious make-over and I’m feeling the need for … Continue reading

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