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 […]Read More I’m Teaching at KITH!
My Iowan aunts dropped of a few quilt tops to me this weekend. Sure, they have quilters and quilt shops back home, but they left them with me because I have found this gem of a quilt shop in small-town Kansas. Quilter’s Paradise in Baldwin City, Kansas is one of my all-time favorite quilt shops! […]Read More Quilter’s Paradise
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? […]Read More Momo’s Knitting Nook
Did everyone make it to their local yarn shop to celebrate LYS Day? You know I did! I was helping out Marci of Th’red Head Designs at her trunk show at The Studio! She had a fun, exclusive colorway for the event called “I ❤ My LYS,” and it was made from Lapis, Yellow, and […]Read More LYS Day Recap
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
One of my favorite fiber festivals of the year is the Winter Woolfest in Wamego, Kansas. Usually in early January, it’s a perfect way to spend that Christmas cash burning a hole in your pocket. Hosted at the historic Columbian Theatre, there’s two floors full of vendors and free classes! It’s well worth the two-hour […]Read More Winter Woolfest
Last weekend, I only spent one day out at the festival because KU had Homecoming on Saturday, so I got to go play in the band. I didn’t bring a spindle to the game this year ’cause Spinzilla started on Monday! It seems a lot of the crazy patrons came out to play 4th weekend, […]Read More Adventures at the Ren Fest: 5th Weekend (and Spinzilla Update)