Monthly Archives: February 2012

The growing green jellyfish

Knitting My square Clover Shawl looks like a jellyfish to me when it’s hanging down & I’m knitting it. I’m generally afraid of jellyfish but not the knitting project kind: I figure I’m getting close to finishing the first skein, … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update: plying

I’ve managed to make a little bit of yarn this week. I have two skeins to show and a bobbin full of skinny singles that might get turned into yarn for next week. First, here’s something that I got for … Continue reading

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Brief updates

There are just a few things I wanted to share with you: 1) My friend Yvonne of yvieknits yarn finally has a website of her own for her hand-dyed yarns and she’s selling kits of her yarn, my patterns & … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update: unrealistic goals

I don’t have any real spinning update for today, but I do have a spinning-related update. I’m actually *knitting* with my own handspun yarn. I’ve now got a plastic bin of handspun that’s almost full, so it’s about time. As … Continue reading

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A knitter’s confession

I’ve got a confession to make. These lovely Eugenia’s mittens (made with madelinetosh tosh vintage in Nikko Blue) are hiding a shameful secret. Let me explain. It’s cold here. It’s February. I’ve been thinking for the last few months about … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update: still playing with the spindles

Since I don’t have any wheel spinning progress to show you today, here’s what’s currently on my spindle. This is my wee little Golding with a bit of Lady Godiva fiber from Hand Maiden (mmm, silk & merino). It’s spinning … Continue reading

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Finished!

I was so determined to finish up my shawl that I stayed up way later than I did on New Year’s Eve to knit & block it. My Clover Shawl dried by 8am (thanks to the fan) and I wore … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update: new batt in progress

Another week, another batt. I’m working on another Into The Whirled Falkland batt that goes from a silver-grey to a dark purple. I’m just in the grey bit now: And here’s what’s left: I also took some a couple of … Continue reading

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It’s not finished? Inconceivable!

I’m excited to be going to Just Knitting in Carleton Place tomorrow morning for the¬†indigodragonfly trunk show. I’ve been working on a little surprise to show Kim tomorow, hopefully. I’m knitting something new & lacy from a skein of Merino … Continue reading

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