handspun · spinning · yarn

December Fibre Club :: Wistmas

I almost didn’t share this here with you because I have a lot of other things to share this month and it’s cross-posted from The Sweet Georgia Blog. I absolutely love how this turned out, though, and I wanted to share it with you here. Instead of a lot of writing, I’m going to let the… Continue reading December Fibre Club :: Wistmas


Episode 12 :: Reflections

The Wool n’ Spinning Podcast Episode 12 :: Reflections December 2015 Thank you for watching! This month’s videocast features handspun knitting, reflections on 2015’s accomplishments and the beautidul December SGY fibre club reveal! Get your submissions for the Fall into Winter KAL with Kate of Stitch Addiction Podcast discussion & FO thread! Prizes from Sweet… Continue reading Episode 12 :: Reflections

family · knitting

wonderland rabbit.

I am not, nor have I ever been, a toy knitter. I sometimes think about knitting toys and then I come to my senses. But then a little someone was born and her name is Alice. Her mother, my sister-in-law, is an avid Alice in Wonderland fan. And not a band-wagon jumper, either. She loved… Continue reading wonderland rabbit.

dyeing · fibre preparation

dying to dye.

About a month ago I had the opportunity to take a course at a local textiles’ school called Maiwa. Many fibre artists from the Vancouver, BC, surrounding GVRD and province, and Washington state will be familiar with Maiwa as they have a store front, as well as a supply store, on Granville Island in the Kitsilano… Continue reading dying to dye.

family · knitting · norahWHY · tinytuna

pom-pom magic.

Over the past year or so, I’ve been steadily trying to work down my yarn stash. In some ways, it is not going well. I have accumulated yarn at every fibre event through out the past year and a half. But in other ways, it is going well because I keep banging out small projects… Continue reading pom-pom magic.

cardigan · knitting · norahWHY · sweater

Christmas Grape.

This is another picture heavy since this time it is of Norah! Her Christmas sweater is finished just in time to wear … for next year! Hers is huge as well and while I think she will have a growth spurt before the end of December (she’s due for one), I’m not sure she will… Continue reading Christmas Grape.