Tag Archives: yarn

Oh, hi.

Do you know what this is? Yeah, that’s a sock. That I knit. In two weeks. Let’s back up a hair. This is the first sock I’ve knit in almost a ¬†year. I got a little slap-happy with the sock … Continue reading

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Finished Objects

One fits, one does not. First, the thing that fits. True to my usual mode of operation, I began the Interlocking Leaves socks a long, long time ago. Like a year. Maybe two (so long that I’ve forgotten how long … Continue reading

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Yay, family.

I love my husband’s family, big time. They’re nerdy and weird and funny in the same ways my husband is, and so we all get along pretty nicely. The SIL’s husband is a little more mainstream, but we’re slowly teaching … Continue reading

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Handspun is useful!

I realized after rejoicing in my accomplishment of spinning my first skein of yarn that I had actually only spun up 83 yards, which while it sounds like a lot in fact is not a lot. So I put it … Continue reading

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Fiber Friday, Noro edition

Some de-stash that will probably be used as a gift for somebody. Not my colors, but fun to knit with. Today’s fiber Friday is a bit of a mix. On one hand, the fiber is lovely-looking. On the other hand, … Continue reading

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Hooray for destash.

Well, that and holiday knitting parties. Initially, I had planned on being out of town for Jane, Claudia and the CG‘s holiday knitting party. However, due to some awesome happenings in the meantime, it turned out that I could go. … Continue reading

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Camembert is a perfect end to this week

(just look at that curly mop!) I have just a little left, and I am happy about that. So I had intended to be all sorts of productive last night, but then I got online and had a real conversation … Continue reading

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So.

I forgot this lovely little webcomic gem yesterday, and so I’m correcting that today: Wondermark This comic is so completely brilliant, I can’t even explain it. You’ll have to go look and see for yourself (today’s contemplates the logic of … Continue reading

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Real fiber news!

So. I did much fiber stuff this weekend, although I had planned to do more. Yesterday was blissfully unproductive. I sort of sat around all day in my pajamas, and got nothing real accomplished. But Saturday? Saturday was quite productive. … Continue reading

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Why I knit, #23

(Not my yarn. This is mysweetloveablegoods‘ yarn; over-stashing is a common knitterly problem.) Because I have six boxes full of stash yarn/fiber, and the collection keeps on growing. Now, I am aware that this is a mostly self-perpetuating situation. I … Continue reading

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