Category Archives: knitting

No walking, but knitting

Well the “I will go for walks!” portion of my “ME” program hasn’t been so successful in the first 6 days of 2017, but darn I’ve gotten a LOT of knitting and crochet done! So first off, I frogged the … Continue reading

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Well that escalated quickly.

I have a sad confession to make. I really am not crazy about Knit Picks Wool of the Andes. Not even the super wash version. I want to like it. I want to love it. It’s cheap, comes in some good … Continue reading

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Like Walking to Mordor… Holiday Knitting.

Well not exactly like walking to Mordor. Better, actually, because there are no orcs and I’ve got Netflix, Trader Joe’s dark chocolate covered peppermint JoJos, and instant hot chocolate instead of lembas bread. Ok, the analogy is a stretch, I’ll … Continue reading

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Resist. And Knit Kitty Hats.

It’s no secret that I’m still struggling with the impending reality of Inauguration Day. With news coming out daily about election hacking, vote machine tampering, and other issues in key states, there’s this part of me that is holding out … Continue reading

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When in panic, I knit.

Still reeling from the results of the election and dealing with a lot of anxiety about the well-being of myself and my fellow MoT, our Muslim-American neighbors, the LGBT community, #BlackLivesMatter, and in general the nation and the planet, in the … Continue reading

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Busting Stash and Stuff.

Between One Word orders, designing new packaging and trying to knock out my year-end inventory stuff for taxes, it’s been a full week in the studio. But that doesn’t mean I forgot about stashbusting! Superwash Corriedale from Funky Carolina in … Continue reading

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Stashbusting: A Bump A Week In 2014

Theoretically, what that means is that on December 31st, I’ll have 52 skeins of glorious handspun. At a cool 4 oz. a week, that seems potentially do-able. That is, of course, not factoring in things like life, cats, illness, shows, … Continue reading

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