I’ve been knitting a lot of sweaters lately. Over the past couple of years, I haven’t spent much time sweater knitting. Instead, I’ve worked on shawls, cowls and socks. I’ve made a couple of poncho-style sweaters but for the most part, I’ve shied away from sweaters – particularly fitted sweaters. A few years ago, I… Continue reading Part I: Sweater Reflections
Thank you for tuning in this week – I have been knitting and knitting and knitting! I have no idea where this mojo for knitting has come from but I’m just going to embrace it and enjoy it. Welcome to new and returning viewers. Thank you especially to those who support the show through Patreon… Continue reading Episode 96 Live: Lots of handspun knitting!
Another instalment of Colour & Breed Studies have started! I'm excited to announce some coupon codes (in a linked post) for Patreon subscribers of the show to use and to reveal the amazing colours Katrina came up with this time round! As many of you know, we alternate between combed top and carded prep each… Continue reading Colour & Breed Studies: Apr – Sept 2018
Thank you for tuning in this week! Welcome to new & returning viewers. Thank you to those who support the show - you keep the lights on here at Wool n' Spinning each week. This week, I have a giveaway to announce for the month that's twice a normal giveaway because we missed April's! To… Continue reading Episode 95 Live: Swatching & Escarpment Cowl
Thank you for joining us this week – I really appreciate your presence. Thank you to those who support the show – your patronage of the show keeps us going! Welcome to new and returning viewers. I hope you enjoy the show. This week, we chat about washed yarn and the differences between freshly plied… Continue reading Episode 94 Live: POP!
This has been a labour of love for the past year or more. I remember starting it at New Years 2017, and waffling about my plans before settling into this particular pattern. Sometimes these large projects are 20% hard work and 80% a leap of faith that they are going to work out in the… Continue reading POP Blanket turned Wall-hanging.
Sometimes there are no words. To have a dog’s love woven into the story of your life is a God gift. I’m thankful for that quote from a friend. We will miss Charlie immensely and I’m so thankful to the community for the kind words you’ve sent already. We made the painful decision on Friday… Continue reading Charlie.