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Sock Knitting Addiction

I’m beginning to understand why sock knitting is so addictive. I’m about 1/3rd of the way through knitting my first proper pair of socks (by proper I mean with tiny needles and fingering weight yarn) and I’m hooked. 210 more words


My First Pair of Knitted Socks!

I’ve mentioned in previous posts that I want to improve my knitting.  My ultimate goal has been to knit socks.  Well, I just finished my first pair! 222 more words


This and That

It’s all about the weather these days, isn’t it?

So far, we’ve missed the blizzard-of-the-century that didn’t happen, and the two other storms that came after that didn’t bring the amount of snow that was forecasted.   322 more words


Pulling Towards Spring

What to make next?

When I am close to finishing off a piece on the loom, my thoughts turn to the next weaving project, and what new technique or colours I want to work with.   312 more words

Colouring With Yarn

2015 Special Olympics Scarf Project: Three to Go !

We’re on the last leg of the 2015 Scarf Project, with only three more states to meet deadlines.

SO Washington – deadline is next week, 16 February… 116 more words


My Colour Wheel

This is a post that had been brewing for some time now, revisited after I started weaving, and now with two recent posts I read over the week – an anecdote about co-workers who didn’t know the primary and secondary colors on a color wheel, and an article about how to choose colors for a project. 614 more words

Colouring With Yarn

Make + Review - Animal Hats: 25 Fun Projects

I love craft books and buy far too many of them, and get lots out of the public library as well.  How to justify this to myself – well, I could blog about it, which gives me an incentive to make something too! 255 more words