Slow cloth is just that: Slow. It takes a long time to make and there is deep consideration of the process. I started spinning for this project last year, on October 1, 2017, to be exact. I finished the spinning in February 2018 after a long final push to get the project finished. It had… Continue reading A Year in the Making: Sparkle Cardigan
Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Live Stream this week! It was a lot of fun and there was a lot of snow talk – never a dull moment, let me tell you! Welcome to new and returning viewers – I really appreciate you taking the time out of your day and… Continue reading Episode 83 LIVE: A bit of a deviation …
Recently, Norah asked for some new sweaters to add to her ‘collection’ – she has a drawer full of hand knit sweaters from when James was a baby and I knit quite a few then for both kids to wear. Sadly, they are now too small but she continues to want them in her dresser… Continue reading norah sparkles
There is something very satisfying about clearing off the needles and finishing up projects that have languished a long time. One of those projects is this one but not because it was on the needles for eons, mostly it is because it took a long time to spin, ply and finish. This project lasted almost… Continue reading Mammoth of a project. For real.
It is difficult to write about this sweater because it has gone on for a very long time. I started this back in the fall with high hopes of finishing it quickly but I became distracted and put it aside. The final product has been a bit disappointing, which I think I have fixed but… Continue reading the aftermath.
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.
I am hooked on seamed sweaters. Like really hooked. They are brilliant. And so fast. I knit this in about 10 days! I’ve had this yarn languishing in the my stash, which was originally meant for a sweater for one of the men in my life. In the end, I just never ended feeling inspired… Continue reading mallard blue.