When Spud & Chloe launched last year, I was intrigued. The logo caught my eye (gotta love marketing, seriously). I was intrigued with the fun colors, the fun patterns and the attitude surrounding the product. So, when my mom, sister and I headed to Webs Yarn Store early this year, I knew I wanted to … Continue reading Flap Happy Hat – very happy!
Some days it seems like things look better on the other side. It's hard to get pictures of Hobbes. He's old and cranky. Calvin tends to fly around like a maniac and then pass out. Pictures of the two of them? This is the only one I have. I'm starting to think about winter knitting. … Continue reading Always greener.
As the summer comes to a crashing end, it amazes me every year how everything seems to start at once. This year is no exception. First week of school, ballet starts up, Nutcracker auditions (our local dance group does a big show every year), planning for ski season, fall foliage and cooler days. All of … Continue reading Shifting gears
While I'm more of a product knitter than a process knitter I still love planning. I recently purchased a copy of Cat Bhordi's book New Pathways for Sock Knitters. I'd actually been looking for her second one, but they didn't have it, and being an instant gratification kind of person, I purchased this one. I … Continue reading Planning and preparation
So, the sweater I planned on finishing in November is still in process. Good progress has been made, I'm working on the second sleeve, so I know it will get finished. Whether or not it happens in time for this season is still up in the air. March has proven to provide wild temperature fluctuations, … Continue reading Sweaters and such
This summer we went to the beach, which seemed like a good time to start a new sweater. I found Gyda (Ravelry Link) and thought it looked like fun. I have to admit I'm a little "meh" about this sweater. I'm just not loving it. However, I seem to keep pushing on. I'm using the … Continue reading New Sweater
I finished the Slinky Ribs earlier this year. I'm pleased with the sweater, but am still looking for the best way to wear it. As a style it's a bit outside my comfort zone, but I do like it. And for kicks, here's a picture of our wacky cat, Calvin. He likes to hang over … Continue reading Slinky Ribs: Complete
I haven't done this for a few weeks. The questions have been interesting, but I haven't had any "smart" answers. This one called my name, and as I answer it I think it will explain why I haven't felt drawn to answer the recent questions. So this week's question is "Two-thirds of Brits have lied about … Continue reading Booking Through Thursday: 10/01/09 Edition
Just found this fun weekly meme Booking Through Thursday, and thought it would be fun to join (and give me a little post kick in the bum to boot). Which do you prefer? The rules were quick answers. More detail to come. Reading something frivolous? Or something serious? Frivolous Paperbacks? Or hardcovers? Hardcover Fiction? Or … Continue reading Booking Through Thursday (a day late)
So, E & I decided to head up today with my Mother in Law who wanted to get some roving for needlefelting Santa Heads. It's always good to have a purpose for visiting. 🙂 My goal was to visit Spunky Eclectic and Foxfire Fibers as well as every other vendor there. I haven't taken pictures … Continue reading Mass Sheep & Wool!