free vintage baby romper pattern

In an earlier post baby knitwear I included a picture of an adorable vintage knit romper. As I may have mentioned before, I am obsessed with vintage baby knitwear.  With my own little bug on the way, and only 9 … Continue reading

spin, knit, repeat

When I saw this Imperial Yarn pencil roving I knew immediately what I wanted to make with it. I have owed my husband a new hat for awhile. He loves hiking and camping, so I thought a wool cap was … Continue reading

Impatience is not a virtue, but it gets things done.

In my last blog I began the process of creating yarn, from animal to fiber. It has been an exciting and challenging process, and I am loving it. I am however as I mentioned in said blog, a fairly impatient … Continue reading

Part 1: I think I can spin, why wouldn’t I be able to…

I sit with my laptop on my lap, coffee fresh from the pot, Pandora playing my David Bowie channel over my tablet, while I look at my phone and find myself thinking of a time before technology.  A time where … Continue reading

A grumpy wee sweater…

The gramps sweater by Emily Wessel, is one of the cutest little boy sweaters I have ever seen! Shortly after purchasing this sweater I was sent a letter from the designer letting me know that by popular demand they had … Continue reading

Starting over

Yikes, been there. #whensettlingisnotanoption #knitting #crafting #art

knit the hell out

Oy.  An hour ago this ball of yarn was an object that I thought was almost finished.  And now it’s a ball of yarn.start overThere was no fixing it.  This object-that-shall-not-yet-be-named was the wrong shape, and there was no way around it.  All 600+ yards of yarn that had been knit thus far had to be rrrrrrripped.  I thought I’d be handing this over to the intended recipient tomorrow!

Hard knitting day.

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