inspiration.

I always identify myself as a ‘sweater knitter’ and more specifically, a ‘cardigan knitter’ but have I finished one in forever?! Nope! I think I kind of overdosed on cardigans. Although I wear one almost every day, I think I was sick of fitting issues, knitting in general and wanting to mix it up with…

{audiopurls} The First Kick at the Can.

Thank you for joining me in trying another blog post format! I’ve been wanting to try an audio post for a while and thought this was a great opportunity to try since I had some projects on the go that didn’t really lend themselves to a written post.  welfordpurls {audiopurls} Here are some of the…

more jacob.

Steadily, slowly and lovingly I have been working away on the Jacob from The Double Ewe in the UK. In an effort to enhance my woolen style spinning and work towards knitting a super warm sweater, I am spinning this with a long backwards draw. When I first taught myself to spin eons ago, this…

tour de fleece. finale.

I wanted to share with you my final projects for Tour de Fleece. While I am sad that it is over, I really enjoyed seeing everyone’s projects on Instagram and Ravelry. Rather than write and edit a post containing everything I finished, as well as started, I thought I would record a video post again!…

a square review.

Recently, I had the opportunity to try out and review Kollage Yarns’ square knitting needles. In an effort to find some needles that might help with my carpal tunnel in my right wrist, which has been an ongoing problem since I was in university, I thought maybe these would be the answer. Kollage Yarns sent…