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Special Delivery

Yesterday was the most epic mail day we’ve had so far in Ukraine! Two boxes showed up from my sister back in the States. Now, getting mail on any occasion is a rare and special treat (we’ve had two boxes and one letter, plus one Amazon purchase  in the six months we have been here), but this delivery took the cake because it included 10 skeins of beautiful yarns. 101 more words


Start of a Honey Cowl

Repairs to the collar of the Neverending Sweater continue apace. I had forgotten what a miserable task it is to tear out rows and rows of Malabrigo lace – the yarn gets quite sticky but it’s also prone to snapping if you aren’t gentle. 263 more words


The Neverending Sweater

I didn’t bring any handknit sweaters with me to Ukraine. I packed only my hardiest store-bought garments (I see you, Target) and figured I would just enjoy making myself some new pieces to replace the handknits that formed a core part of my wardrobe back home. 307 more words



This lovely little Featherweight cardigan has been on my needles since June, and I should be ready to block it by the weekend. The pattern by Hannah Fettig is a classic, with more than 9,000 Ravelry versions logged to date. 306 more words


Flax and a Finish

I’m happy to report that I’ve held true to my word to put down the phone and pick up the knitting more often, and lo and behold, we have progress! 267 more words


Malabrigo Knitting Pattern Release: Bryce Canyon Cowl

I hinted last winter I was up to something with one of my favorite yarn companies.  I’m happy to announce today that I’m designing some knitting patterns for Malabrigo Yarns.   275 more words


Sophie's Handspun Windschief

When Tour de Fleece came around this year I wanted to spin in solidarity with other fiber enthusiasts around the world, though I was too late to sign up for a team. 268 more words