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


Sunday Surprises

This Sunday I was in the mood for a little fall cleaning. I figured I pull my little, tiny stash out and organize while watching football. Well surprise, surprise my “little” stash has gotten a little out of control.

Hello, my name is Katie and I am addicted to knitting….


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


Nearly 8 months later…..

Some of you may remember way back in May, when I published about my first, and very successful Yarn Crawl. As I mentioned in the post “I may or may not have purchased some special yarn, for a special project … Continue reading


Baby Showers!

It was a fun knit, and I hope that little baby Logan loves it just as much as I loved making it for him! Continue reading


Los Angeles Yarn Crawl 2015

For as long as I can remember I have worked weekends.  As a massage therapist, the weekends are when you make your money, so it’s just a given.  Well recently I transitioned from performing massage to teaching massage.  It has … 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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