For a couple more weeks, I am the vice president of the Sunflower Knitter’s Guild, and one of the responsibilities of the roll is to plan a biennial retreat for the members. After about a year of on and off planning, it finally occurred last weekend! So here’s a quick look at my ideal knitting […]Read More Sunflower Knitter’s Guild Retreat
Last week, I showed you my finished projects from the Fiber Treasures retreat, and now I have two more! These are the yarns I spun on that Sunday: And here’s what I made! Two cowls! The pink one is my lock spun yarn, loosely using the Escarpment Cowl pattern. I essentially knit a triangle shawl […]Read More Let Me Finish Vol. 2
In case you didn’t know this about me already, I’m a hardcore Jayhawk (Rock Chalk). I graduated from KU, my dad graduated from KU. College basketball is sacred thing, and was the whole time I was growing up. Now March is upon us, that most unproductive time of year where at least half of my […]Read More Get into the Madness
NothingButKnit posted another Q&A, and here are my answers: What item did you make that was a complete win? You loved making it, using it and got compliments on it. My crocheted prom dress, for sure. It took forever, and there were times when I got bored of it, but it was first big project […]Read More Historical Crafting Q&A
Since I’ve had my finger to the pulse of the yarn industry for almost fifteen years, I’ve seen a lot of fads come and go (and come again). As far as the big box craft stores go, there’s usually one big-deal novelty yarn making the rounds, and I have to admit I’ve become really interested […]Read More Look Ma, No Needles!