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Unisex Fingerless Mitts with Swans Island

It took longer than expected, but finally I finished the fingerless mitts pattern with Swans Island Washable Wool in sport weight.  Writing patterns is like all writing, you start out with one idea and end up with another.   111 more words

What's Going On At The Shop?

Swans Island EcoWash is in!

This sport weight 100% washable merino is Certified EcoWash Organic, making it the perfect choice for ecologically-minded knitters and crocheters.  The yarns are incredibly soft and the you’ll fall in love with the tonal colors.   13 more words

What's Going On At The Shop?

It ain't over yet!

Back in the ‘80s on two different occasions I organized trips for men to volunteer their time and skills toward building a church on an island off the coast of Maine.  206 more words

The ONE THING For Today

Y is for...

Y is for Yarn (no surprises here)

Yup.  I love the stuff, and I’m going to briefly hit on the highlights of my stash.

I’m currently knitting with Premier Yarns Serenity Sockweight Solids, and Regia 4-ply for the TARDIS socks.  245 more words


K is for...

K is for Knitting (no surprise here)

This one is more or less a catch up post WIPs and Queue.

Current Projects

I’m almost halfway through the knit on, beaded border for the Belle Greene shawl.  540 more words


Island Fellow Intensive

There are a few things every fellow learns. Our orientation into this program was filled with trainings on a variety of tools and lessons that have proved useful, especially coming from former and second-year fellows. 686 more words