cool west.

Guess what? I have a finished project that has nothing to do with spinning or breed specific wool or anything! It’s a complete deviation and I luuuurve it! Pattern: Esjan by Stephen West Yarn: Berroco Ultra Alpaca in colours 6205 Dark Chocolate, 6214 Steel Oats & 6201 Cream                 Needles: 8.00mm Knitter’s Pride Cubics Platina…

something in the water.

I must be coming down with something. There must be something in the water. I’m ailed in some way with something: I’m a sweater knitter, through and through. But we just don’t have the weather here for it – I have to wear my rain jacket ALL 90% of the time. Instead, I have been…

#fiberfriday

This weekend will be fibre filled because I am taking a spinning workshop to begin honing some skills for Sheep-to-Shawl. Our guild will be participating in a competition in the Spring but I’ll be heading back to work right at this time. I’m looking forward to learning some ways to spin slightly faster and even…

42.

I have a finished project! And a wrecked wrist! Yay! My wrist is not knitting or spinning related … although, let’s be honest: The knitting and spinning probably haven’t been helping it get better either. I have tendonitis in my dominant wrist (I’m right-handed). It’s lovingly referred to by my physiotherapist as “Mommy Thumb.” Anyone…