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WIP Wednesday: Almost Halfway

I’ve finished all the decreasing for the toe and now it’s time to increase and then kitchner the ends together. The construction is pretty simple. 161 more words


Commit to be Fit: Part 2

So when I first started blogging I made a pact that I was also going to start exercising more and eating healthier. This has been a rather hard journey for me but I have managed to lose a stone in weight and made some good friends whilst doing so! 119 more words


Wednesday WIPs (and a FO)

I finally have an FO!

These are my Xeriscape socks (Cookie A’s April Club). I really enjoyed knitting these. They were simple to knit and, the easy-to-memorise patterning, was enough not to get too boring. 137 more words


Marathon Training - Weeks 1 - 4

It’s June 30, which means the first month of marathon training is complete, though I can hardly tell tomorrow is July, as I’m snuggled under a blanket as I write this.   774 more words


Fiber Prep for Tour de Fleece

Today I began preparing black Shetland wool from “Nightshade’s” fleece to spin for the Tour de Fleece event beginning on Saturday. I mentioned this before in the post about “Spinner Central” and in the “Acupuncture and Washing Fleece” post. 111 more words


TdF 2015. On your marks ...

Tour de Fleece starts this weekend! It’s an annual event that the Official Tour de Fleece group on Ravelry hosts. For spinners around the world, it’s a wonderful event to connect with other spinners, as well as to challenge yourself, even with goals as simple as to spin each day. 358 more words


Spinning part 2 30/6/15

And this is me trying to spin chunky but getting distracted by the tv and spinning my default weight!