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A Weaver Ancestor

My 7X Great Grandfather, who served in King Philip’s War, was a farmer and a weaver.  Hooray.  A kindred soul.  Lots of my ancestors were knitters, but this is the first weaver I have found. 6 more words


I have the need....the need for speed.

I’ve found that I can no longer rely on the poetic excuses of “calmness in the rhythm” or “throwing the yarn relaxes me” to justify the fact that my method for knitting is slow-as-hell.   181 more words


Fridays with Franklin

The Adventure of the Warp with Two Brains: Part One

For an introduction to what goes on in this column,  click here.

Today, we start a new adventure! 1,824 more words

Russian Joining Yarn...

Finally, I have got the chance to try this method. I have seen it so many times on facebook groups and incredibly curious about how it could work. 158 more words

Crafty Piggy

Knitting Group

Do you want to join?  Photo from Slipped Stitch Studios


J Cathcart Wason, Shetland's knitting M.P.

It’s election time here, and while we were in Shetland, our paths crossed with those of Scotland’s first minister on her campaign trail. The other day I was in the Shetland Archives and came across a fascinating campaign-trail image from over a hundred years ago. 545 more words


Counting it down!

10 = number of likes I have on my Bunny Totem Knits Facebook page

9 = number of items that cost over $1.00 sold in 2016… 90 more words

Bunny Totem Knits