What a wonderful day! As many knitters know this weekend was the NY Sheep and Wool Festival. Hard as it is to believe after reading blog posts and twitter feeds this week, not everyone does know about it. Regardless, it is an event that I like to go to, since we live relatively close to … Continue reading Meeting in the middle
You can feel it in the air - the 90 degree days are pretty much behind us now, the evenings are getting cooler, and twitter streams are turning to cooler winter wear. In fact I even saw reference to a Rhinebeck sweater yesterday! I've been trying to find motivation to work on my Dale sweater, … Continue reading When the weather starts to turn
I've been trying to work on my Keelin when I have time and not feeling rushed. I want to finish this sweater with the care that it deserves. This weekend I had some time by the pool, so I finished seaming: Since I finished my socks I've been itching to start my Dale of Norway … Continue reading Slow and Steady
While many kids around the country are already out of school, the schools here are just now wrapping up. I tend not to do individual thank you gifts for teachers. I figure they have enough "stuff," and I'm just not a big gift giver in general. I've noticed that some knitters do a lot of … Continue reading Knocked our socks off
I'm not a big fan of finishing. So, when I finished the sleeves for Keelin, I put it to one side. I knew it needed blocking, and seaming, before I could start working on the rest of the sweater. I also know I tend to rush through it, and then I'm not happy with the … Continue reading Rainy Days
As I read through my older posts, I realized I'd never talked about my next project. I am pretty excited about it. It's a more complicated sweater than I've done in a while, but I really am looking forward to working on it. It's a Dale of Norway Sweater: This winter a friend of mine … Continue reading So what is next?
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!