This post has been a long time in the writing - it was kind of abandoned after I finished each pair of socks because I was so burned out on them! Regardless, I hope you enjoy reading about this adventure from last year! These socks coincided with a lot of sock knitting for the book,… Continue reading sampling through knitting handspun socks
Thank you for tuning in this week! I am back from a whirlwind week at ANWG in Victoria, BC. We camped while at the conference and I had the chance to take a 3-day intensive workshop on Ancient Fibres, which focused on the bast fibres. We spun a variety of fibres and I share some… Continue reading Episode 75: Bast fibres & Socks
Welcome to new and returning viewers - I hope you enjoy the show. Thank you to our Patreon subscribers of the show for keeping the show on the air week after week. You make all of this possible! Thank you to those who tuned into the Live Stream this past week! It was lovely to… Continue reading Episode 70 Live: All the Handspun Socks
I was sitting on the couch at work, in the corner, knitting away on these socks. On a whim after a conversation with my dear friend Katrina the night before, I had started them quickly. As I knit them up and listened to the chatter in the staff room, I couldn’t help but think that… Continue reading Striped Colour Play.
There’s nothing inherently super special about these socks, as they are just another pair of plain vanilla Fish Lips Kiss Heel socks. But the yarn was bought at Romni Wools in Toronto at Christmastime with my dear friend and spending the day with her, laughing and reminiscing about old times was priceless. Every single time… Continue reading a moment to shine.
I am already deviating a little from my February-focus on Textured Yarns. I will continue with that discussion on Monday, but I couldn't wait any longer to chat about this yarn ... There has been much chatter in the knitting and spinning world about ‘breed specific’ yarns. It is a hot topic at the moment… Continue reading the realm of breed specific yarns.
This has been a sock heavy fall and I’ve been so excited to share them but … they were gifts! Now that Christmas is over I can share all of them with you. I have saved one pair for another post because I am hoping for some feedback from my mom before I write about… Continue reading socks galore.