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Up on my High Horse

A true story. I went to JoAnns Fabric on Friday to pick up a few little things and at the checkout the cashier asked me if I made my scarf. 74 more words


I could totally knit that...

Ever since I started knitting more regularly, my relationship with store-bought knits has taken a nosedive. We were already having some communication issues, namely their refusal to be loose in areas I need them to be loose and tight in areas I need them to be tight. 335 more words


The Falkland's Will

I asked the wool what it wanted to be.

It answered back, “Beautiful”

I was happy to oblige.

So often I take a braid of fiber and I form it into what I want it to be. 101 more words

Top down handspun

I’ve been trying to figure out how to knit a V-neck cardigan from the top down by reading Barbara Walker’s Knitting From the Top. 524 more words


A Review for Louet - Spinning Violets

A detailed account of how I turned this roving into this yarn

I apologize for not posting over the weekend. I was busy spinning (insert big grin right here). 822 more words


Handspun sweater: decisions made

My MIL asked me what I want for Giftmas.

Enough for this pattern in my size, plus a little extra in case my estimations are wrong: 18 more words


Achievement unlocked: 3-ply yarn

I made sweater yarn!

The sweater won’t be this color, but I am absolutely delighted to find that three of my “default” singles, spun worsted style, make a perfect 3-ply light worsted weight yarn that is to motherfucking die for.  249 more words