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A Tractor for Aengus

I’ve never been a summer knitter.  Not in any real sense.  I may pick up a project from time to time, but the oppressive Mojave Desert heat saps any real desire to work with wool.   392 more words

Camino Bubbles- Fire and Ice

I have a lace addiction. Truly. I believe most of my stash is made up of lace and fingering weight yarn. I have a sweater’s worth or two of worsted weight yarn, but if you close your eyes and take a random draw from my stash you’ll most likely pull out a 500yd skein of kettle dyed lace. 811 more words



So, I finished a project!

It’s been a while.

The pattern is Vaara, by Sachiko Burgin from the summer 2016 issue of Pom Pom Quarterly. I had a bit of trouble finding a sport weight yarn which wasn’t super woolly, so I decided to use a sock weight yarn held with some lace weight, which got the correct gauge and also created a lovely marled fabric. 153 more words


A Yarn Shop in the Family

Guys, I think I’ve just had my knitting dreams come true. It’s official. It’s here. It’s awesome.

Guys, I now have a yarn store in the family! 176 more words

Who says socks are for winter?

Well, for a start, I live in Scotland, where the odds are about 50/50 on experiencing what might actually be classed as summery weather, even in the middle of summer.   170 more words

Come knit along: Blue Sky Fibers chunky cotton cowl!

It’s not too late to join in on the Blue Sky Fibers summer knit-a-long!

How to play? Come pick out 4 colors in gorgeous organic cotton, join the… 99 more words

Tahoe Knitting Nest

HP, BFFs, and K1s

This has pretty much been my life the last couple of days:

Ah, the joys of being in the same province with your best friend again! 293 more words