Monthly Archives: January 2014

Grafting: a useful free Craftsy class

I’ve gone on about the classes on Craftsy before (like the Brioche one that I still haven’t made much progress on), but did you know that they have some free mini classes? I watched a new one this week and … Continue reading

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Belated spinning post, mysterious knits, and Olympic dreams

Well hello there! That last week and a half just flew by in a haze of various people being sick and not enough sleep. I’m still here, knitting & spinning when I can. I’ve started spinning a new little bag … Continue reading

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Saturday spinning update: hairy Herdwick

This week I dug into a lovely bag that my friend Shaela brought me back fromĀ England. In the bag was 110g in total of 3 different natural colours of Herdwick top from Crookabeck Farm. My Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook tells … Continue reading

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Sunday spinning update: like a rainbow

I finally finished up the Boreal skein of BFL from Twisted Fiber Art. Here it is all relaxed showing its rainbow-like progression: And here’s the skein: I got about 530 yards of chain-plied soft yarn out of this, which is … Continue reading

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It’s a Happy New Year!

I forgot to check the mail yesterday. You know how it is during the holidays. It’s hard to remember what day of the week it is and then you have to figure out whether or not it’s a holiday and … Continue reading

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