Let Me Finish Vol. 2

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 […]

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Get into the Madness

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 […]

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Historical Crafting Q&A

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 […]

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Look Ma, No Needles!

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 […]

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