I’m Teaching at KITH!

Announced earlier this week, I’m teaching a class at next year’s Knitting in the Heartland! It’s a fantastic regional yarncraft conference put on by the Sunflower Knitter’s Guild every other year. I’m teaching Advanced Crochet Stitches, and it’s a fun one. I’l cover moss stitch, bobbles, cables, lace, Catherine Wheel, star stitch, and more! It’ll […]

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My Friend Keegan

I know I promised an Adventures at the Ren Fest post, but there’s something else I need to write about first. My friend Keegan Rice passed away this last Saturday. He was 27 years old, and I’ve known him for more than half of my life. Keegan and I became friends in our middle school […]

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Throwback (Centuries) Thursday

Labor Day Weekend is almost upon us, which means it’s almost time for the Kansas City Renaissance Festival! This will be my fifth season out at Wolf ‘n’ Sheep’s clothing. I remember by first like it was yesterday… And I remember all of the other seasons too! All of the fibery fun, the hot, the […]

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Mad about Magazines

Most knitter’s and crocheters are collectors; of yarn, of course, but also tools and patterns. We often collect these things knowing full well we won’t live long enough to make all of the things. There’s even a term for it: SABLE or “Stash Acquired Beyond Life Expectancy.” I’m no exception, but for a long time […]

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Crocheting with Hand-dyed Yarn

I have always loved the indie dyer Hummingbird Moon‘s bright colors. Michele is amazing about making samples so people can see how her masterpieces knit up, but she doesn’t crochet. Last I saw her, she lamented not having crocheted samples to show as well. So, I busted the hooks out and got to work! I […]

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