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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


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


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


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


Lilacs in the Doorway

Strangely elegant despite its simplicity, Lilacs in the Doorway is on its way to becoming my new favourite scarf. I spent a month or so trying to find the perfect pattern for my handspun Haunui Halfbred roving (which for some reason looks brown even though I bought a colour called light grey). 174 more words


Sweet spring shawls: Or, what to knit for Mother's Day, part 2

When I embarked on my roundup last week, it was going to be spring wraps (or shoulderwear, as I like to call it) — scarves, cowls and shawls. 138 more words