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My little sister got married!

Last weekend I had the supreme honor of standing next to my little sister as she married the love of her life!  I also had the pleasure, this winter, of knitting her a shawl fit for her gorgeous wedding. 399 more words

FO Friday

Winter White

We’re in the midst of our second snowstorm in 4 days and it’s just beautiful.

While I took a break from knitting for most of January, I’m back at it and realizing how much I must get done in the next few months!   200 more words

Knitting

Viajante

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

Knitting

Jack Frost

Background:

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

Story:

Wake to frosted land,

A world of washed-out colour.

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Stories

Rainbow Lace Shawl Kit

Background:

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

Stories

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

Craft

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

Crafts