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Messy Monday: beautiful mistake

I dyed up three skeins of the palest blue yarn with accidental sprinkles because I didn’t have the solution mixed up all the way. I used the Jacquard’s sky blue dye on a Knit Picks Bare Stroll Glimmer base. 38 more words

Dyeing Yarn

The Mountains Are Calling

Picture heavy post! Knitting photos near the bottom!

Last week Jonathan and I went on our one year anniversary trip! We decided to take advantage of our anniversary’s proximity to Labor Day and delay our trip until September. 1,041 more words


Spinspiration: With a little Moxie

Every year I participate in NaKniSweMo and this year was no exception. I had a rough start – I got partway through knitting a sweater that didn’t fit well and I ended up changing tracks on November 14, giving myself just two weeks to knit an entire sweater.   52 more words


A Very Merry Guildmas

Last night was our December Ottawa Knitting Guild meeting.  It featured a slide show on the much vaunted brioche stitch (the focus of this year’s knitting challenge), a pot luck and of course, show and tell. 267 more words

Merry Sweater-mas

My last post sounded pretty dismal. It was the end of November and I had nearly finished my #NaKniSweMo2015 sweater when one of my cats suddenly had to go to the emergency vet. 292 more words


Blood, Sweat and Tears (NaKniSweMo 2015 - Part 6)

I finished the body of the sweater on Sunday, one day before the deadline. I wove in all the ends on the final day of the challenge. 116 more words


End of November Madness

The mad month of NaNoWriMo/NaKniSweMo challenges has come to an end! We were semi successful and slightly drained.

For most of the weekend all I did was knit and I was still weaving in ends a few hours before midnight yesterday. 213 more words