Category Archives: knitting

Hello September!

Knitters, start your engines! The grass is brown, there’s a nip in the air, and Halloween candy has appeared at the grocery store. Yes, that’s right, the season for knitted accessories has begun. The beauty of the fall is that … Continue reading

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And now for something completely different…

  Carnivorous plant. Omnomnomnomnom.

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Fibrations

I had a great time last weekend at my local fibre festival, Fibrations.  Loads of weavers, spinners dyers, and more. There was even a booth demonstrating how to turn flax into linen. Neato. I showed great restraint and only came … Continue reading

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On the Craftsy bandwagon

If there’s one thing I have learned from Blogland, it is that excellent photographers have perfect lives. Their houses are always clean, their babies are always sleeping peacefully, their dinners are always healthy and full of vegetables,  their sweaters always … Continue reading

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Oh look, more socks!

I don’t want to brag, but I believe I have knit the greatest socks of all time. That sounds crazy, I know, and you probably have a pretty great pair of socks on the needles too, but I just can’t … Continue reading

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Wanida

The yarn is Tanis Fiber Arts blue label, colourway from this year’s fibre club. Lovely stuff. The socks are Wanida by Cookie A.  Such clever construction, but simple to knit up. Every second round is a knit round which means they … Continue reading

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60-yard sock

…and the yarn jumped on to my needles and became one wee sock. Self-striping yarn with no pattern repeats.  Time to dye: 30 min. Time to untangle the giant mess I created with my striping method: 1 hour. Totally worth … Continue reading

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