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Monthly Archives: October 2013

Churchmouse at Home Hot Water Bottle Cozy

One skein of Cascade Eco Duo–undyed Merino & baby alpaca. So nice to knit with!

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A cautionary tale.

I am working on a shop model featuring Kenzie, a gorgeous blend from Skacel.  It’s 50% New Zealand Merino, 25% nylon, 10% alpaca, 10% angora, and 5% silk noils.  While it is pretty in its tweedy pull skeins, it is one of those yarns that really grabs your attention when you start knitting it. The … Continue reading »

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Wurm

First,  a quick reminder: not one, but two classes are scheduled for this week.  Wednesday evening, October 23rd, I’ll be doing an interactive demo on Ravelry.com.  Whether you’ve never set up an account, use it for some things, or use it often, I hope you’ll learn something new that will bring more joy to your … Continue reading »

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Westknits Mystery Shawl Knitalong: Color Craving

The thing about a mystery knitalong is…the mystery.  While Stephen West provided some very rough guidelines for choosing yarn, what we knew when we cast on was that this would be a three-color shawl.  And that’s pretty much it. I do think that the Westknits designs deserve just about all of the hype they get.  They … Continue reading »

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Malabrigo Sock

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New Gradient & Zauberball Crazy

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Made in America

FloraFil makes a gorgeous baby blanket–sample coming soon!

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Woolpet Sunday!

My plan for Sunday: to make a fun sample! This was my first attempt at needle felting, and I liked it!

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