Category Archives: Knitting & Crochet

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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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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The year of the sock?

A few years ago I participated in a sock challenge to make one pair of socks every month for a year. I did it, and it was a great way to restock our winter sock inventory. As I sit here … Continue reading

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Big grey socks

Done and washed! Simple socks, made with Regia yarn.

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