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Old Dog, New Tricks

As I’ve mentioned in a few posts, I’ve picked up knitting (again). It was a rough start, but with the help of Stephanie Japel and her… 119 more words

Crochet

FO Sightings: Junko's patchwork shawl

Ran across this lovely Japanese knitter the other day, Junko, and can’t stop thinking about this shawl from her feed. (Here’s another shot of it.) It’s a totally delightful patchwork quilt of granny squares and garter stitch squares — such a perfect combo. 39 more words

Knitting

New Favorites: the Wool People wraps

I’m tardy with today’s post because I wanted to wait and see what treasures the new Brooklyn Tweed Wool People 7 collection might hold. Of the fifteen patterns, eleven are sweaters, but it’s these shawls that are lighting me up this morning — and not just because I’m still on a quest for the perfect wrap for my mom. 230 more words

Knitting

Fiber Circuiting

Hello, hello, hello.  The past few weeks have felt like a work out circuit more so than working on any given project.  A little of this, a little more of that, working on a lot of things and not really getting anything that I had planned in my head done.   504 more words

Fiber Arts

Étaín

In Celtic mythology, Étaín outshone all other women in beauty and gentleness. Consequently she became a victim of both desire and jealousy. When the fairy king Midir fell in love with her, his wife Fuamnach, transformed Étaín into a pool of water and later, into a scarlet fly, to be blown over the ocean for seven years. 147 more words

Déanta I Maigh Eo!

evolution of a colorway and Fiske KAL!

I have another shawl on the needles now, more specifically, the Fiske shawl, which is featured in amirisu’s 2014 spring edition. It is a lovely crescent shawl with an interesting feature called the Vikkel braid. 225 more words

Amirisu

WIPWed #54: Sweet Sheep, Open for Business!

FINALLY, after months of preparation, my Sweet Sheep Body Shoppe is now open for business!

You might remember from a while back my request for lotion bar testers. 547 more words

Socks