Monthly Archives: October 2013

Saturday spinning update: blue spin for Sarah

So this week I took the Polwarth/silk fiber that my friend Sarah bought from Fiber Optic Yarns and turned it into a nice fluffy chain-plied skein of yarn. Sarah wants to make Zuzu’s Petals, and I think I ended up … Continue reading

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Contest: Colour your own Undulation in November

Earlier this year my Undulation design came out in the Quince & Co. scarf collection: This is a simple-to-knit garter stitch scarf using 4 different colours of worsted weight Lark and it is shaped by short rows in the middle … Continue reading

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More from Rhinebeck

I was fairly restrained in my purchases at Rhinebeck this year and I spent a lot of the time hanging out with friends and admiring the lovely views. I was lucky enough to spend time on Saturday afternoon with Danielle … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update: future spinning

It was a beautiful day today at Rhinebeck. I had one of my Goldings with me and some purple Fleece Artist merino. I got a little bit done. I also picked up some things that will help me spin in … Continue reading

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Rhinebeck shawl

I did have something in mind when I started spinning last week’s yarn. My beautiful Sweet Wine yarn got wound up as soon as it was dry on Saturday: I turned it into another Meander Shawl. I just thought the … Continue reading

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I try to come up with a new worsted weight scarf pattern each year. I work to come up with something that’s interesting to me, something new, but hopefully something not overly complex. This year’s pattern is Furrowed. It’s a completely … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update: Sweet Wine

I had a pretty good spinning week. It helped that I was able to spin quite a bit on Friday, which was a PD day. The kids had a quiet hour or so and I managed to finish filling the … Continue reading

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Knitting in progress

I’m knitting on a few things I can’t really give you details on yet, but here’s something I can show. I’m working on a Roosimine sock as a demo object for the Roositud class I’m teaching at an upcoming retreat: … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update: stupefied

Stupefied kind of sums up how I felt when I woke up this morning. I’ve been doing some contract software testing during the work week and I’m feeling a little more zapped than usual on the weekend. I mean, I … Continue reading

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