Monthly Archives: February 2018

Socks #1 and #2

Two pairs of socks started and finished in 2018! I got the ends woven in on the red and black ones, so they can be officially marked complete. And on the yellow ones, turns out my math may have been … Continue reading

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Check my math

If I started with 113 grams of yarn, and have knit socks to 12″ long, and have 24 grams of yarn left, this means I used 89 grams so far. Which equates to roughly 7.4 grams of yarn per inch … Continue reading

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Stripe update

For WIP Wednesday – update in the striped sock: Just passed the heel and on to the foot. I was a little concerned about how the stripes would work out over the heel flap (I usually do short rows with … Continue reading

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3.5 ounces of blue bliss

It’s so pretty! 155 yards of worsted polwarth wool, lofty and bouncy and more consistent than I thought it would be given my rather haphazard spinning of it.

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Stash acquisitions

When I buy yarn, I try really hard to have a project in mind. I was mostly successful with that plan while at the Madrona Fiber Arts Winter Retreat; a fair amount of my purchases were sock yarns (if I’m … Continue reading

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Madrona knitting

I will take photos of the stash acquisitions later; rest assured that I successfully spent my entire yarn allowance today. 🙂 And now, I’m having a bit of a sit-down and knitting on my next pair of socks (#3 for … Continue reading

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WIP updates

According to Ravelry, I’ve finished ten projects this year – it’s actually more, because I don’t get everytging logged in – but most were begun last year. For this year, the socks I cast on in January are more than … Continue reading

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A bit of a spin

It has been months since I had my wheel out, but yesterday I took advantage of several toddler-free hours to set it up and dug out some fiber from the attic. A couple of documentaries later, I had a bobbin … Continue reading

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It’s the little things

Even in this internet age, I find myself turning to handwritten recipe cards that my mom made for me when I moved out on my own. Today, a batch of Unbaked Cookies.

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But first, a hat

All done and in the gift pile. I’m really happy with how this turned out; it’s some of my favorite spinning to date.

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