Category Archives: Ravelry

Spin me right round

While I have not been able to spin every single day of the Tour de Fleece, I have managed to spin most days, and have made great progress (for me) — I now have three skeins of finished yarn! They … Continue reading

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The Saddest Story

For a knitter, anyway. A single, hand-knit sock has been found laying in the Oklahoma City airport, all alone. Somewhere, a knitter is unpacking from their trip and lamenting the loss of this sock. Here’s hoping the two are reunited! It won’t … Continue reading

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Fiber update

Since it’s been warm, my knitting projects have been small. I finished two cowls, both the same pattern (Artistry Cowl) but different yarns. I also got a bit of spinning done, for a change. One project was a mixed batt … Continue reading

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One plus one

I know it’s a little difficult to tell what you’re looking at here – but it’s two finished Fish Lips Kiss heels on my Zauber Socks. Slightly misshapen due to them still being on the needles and not wanting to … Continue reading

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Cotton Busting

Not as entertaining as mutton busting, but still a fulfilling way to kill a few hours, and my cotton stash is a little bit lighter as a result. Added bonus: a gift for a little person! Pattern is Tropical Lily, … Continue reading

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Four days in the stash

I think this is a record: I acquired some lovely skeins of yarn during last weekend’s LYS tour, and one of those skeins has already become a finished object. That, my friends, is a luscious skein of madeline tosh ASAP, now … Continue reading

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Skeptical me

I have long been a fan of the heel flap. While I have tried other types of heels, I always fall back on the flap and gusset, and it fits my foot well so for years I never saw any … Continue reading

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In the groove

Muscle memory is an amazing thing. Though it’s been months, my hands remembered how to spin and I did up a quick 109-yard, worsted-weight skein today (no pic, it’s still damp) and started on another hank. It’s 4 oz of … Continue reading

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Camp Out mitts

I don’t think I’d wear these if I were camping out, not in this yarn anyway (madeline tosh, mmmmmm!) – but this is a nice little pattern and the resulting mitts will go in my gift box for next Christmas. … Continue reading

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Finish line & a quest

Last Saturday I got the chance to do the finish work on a bunch of projects that have been sitting and stewing – they needed ends woven in and buttons sewn on, and a couple of wee monsters needed appendages. … Continue reading

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