Socks for Ireland

Earlier this year, my mom and I went to a spinning retreat in town, and one of the techniques covered was fractal spinning. The braid I received for the project was green, white, and orangey-gold, which made me think of the Irish flag. My parents were planning a trip to Ireland for their 30th wedding […]

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Momo’s Knitting Nook

If you’re a yarn-enthused person in the KC-Metro area, you’re very lucky. We have a nice bunch of yarn shops that are just a hop, skip, and a jump from just about anywhere. I took a day trip to Leavenworth, KS last weekend to check out a new-to-me shop: Momo’s Knitting Nook. Isn’t it gorgeous? […]

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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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Let Me Finish

I have always been the idea girl and never the finish-to-completion-before-starting-anew girl. I get really excited about starting a project, but then I usually find something new or get bored and I move on to the next thing. If I never had deadlines, I’m not sure I’d ever finish anything. Which is why I’m happy […]

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