Tags » Yarn Harlot

I won! And more!

The other day when I went to Yarnapalooza and Northwind Books and Fiber, I entered to win various prizes. I ended up winning a gift certificate for $5! 138 more words

Knitting

A Study in Pink, Chapter Four

All told my Study in Pink yarn came up to about 530 yards of roughly aran weight wool. The white, light pink, dark pink, and red are about the same length, but the pure pink in the middle is only about a third of the yardage, so it will be a pretty thin stripe in the finished shawl. 85 more words

Crafting

That Woolfest time of year, with a bit of Bike rally on the side

Yes, the weekend before last was Woolfest and what a good one it was too.

The Friday was a bit frantic for me as it involved a trip to Manchester airport and back in time to pick up the Blackpool/Lancaster minibus, and thus the potential of being held up, missing the minibus pick up and having to drive up to Cockermouth too. 883 more words

Bike Rally Fundraiser

Bike Rally Rhubarb and other fundraising...

Well, it’s been a busy couple of weeks but the fundraising has continued.  Week three and four have been possible thanks to the great support of some lovely friends. 397 more words

Vintage

Karmic Balancing Here

Things aren’t going the best for me in the world of being steadily employed, but I teamed up with Elizabeth Lovick to offer some wonderful things to Stephanie Pearl-McPhee (aka… 310 more words

Design

Knitters aren't Quitters

Like so many knitters I am an avid reader of the adventures of the Yarn Harlot aka Stephanie Pearl-McPhee. On many a morning I ‘come to’ with a cup of coffee and her blog on my phone. 1,067 more words

Knitting

A Little Excursion into Fox Paws

Fox Paws is a crazily unique design by Xandy Peters. I’ve long regarded knitting a creation from another designer as an excursion into their brain. It’s often an interesting journey. 1,126 more words

Pattern Highlight