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According to ever-accurate Ravelry, I started knitting my Viajante in October 2013, and…..I finished it last week.  Oops.

This is one of those projects that I had on my list to tackle for the #CleanSlateKAL, and while I missed my own original deadline (I had wanted to clean things off the needles by the end of 2015), I think finishing it up in January 2016 is still pretty good.   525 more words


Jack Frost


These minis were spun to accompany December’s rolag club, and are seen in action here:


Wake to frosted land,

A world of washed-out colour.

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Rainbow Lace Shawl Kit


This was my offering from a set of Nunoco “Chroma” tops. Each 10g mini skein is faux laceweight, consisting of a finely spun single plied with thread in a complementary colour. 122 more words


First foray into lace

A little while ago I decided to venture into lacework and have a go at knitting something a little different.  Little did I know I was venturing into new territory which the Binty’s Farm knitters had yet to explore… 167 more words


In Praise of Sampling

July 26, 2015

Anne Schwarz

I always have multiple projects going. Right now I’ve got some beautiful dyed merino I’m spinning on my Ashford Elizabeth wheel at home, a colorful blended batt about half spun on my drop spindle and 2 skeins of white yarn I finished spinning and am planning to dye. 804 more words


WIP: Autumn Sprigs Lace Shawl

Pattern: Summer Sprigs Lace Scarf via Make My Day Creative
Yarn: Ornaghi Filati Merino Oro

Back in February, I spent a few days with my grandparents while my grandma had surgery. 533 more words


WIPWed #97: Monogamy Makes For Boring Blogging

I have been motoring along on the same two knitting projects, which means my WIPWed post looks nearly the same as last week’s, just with a few more inches of knitting on each thing. 394 more words