Off the NeedlesI finished a Jake and the Neverland Pirates hat, of my own design.
I also completed the Blue Riband from Coronation Knits.
On the Needles
Playing yarn chicken with Olla, working on The Aussie's socks.
Spin Right Round
My new fiber from Northbound Knitting came: Brewski on Shetland (upport right corner). It smells so gloriously sheepy.
|Source: Northbound Knitting Ravelry Group|
Bijou Basin Ranch came out with a line to celebrate Outlander coming to tv this Spring: Outlandish Colors. The Merino base is a light worsted for $25, Bamboo is a light sport for $29.
|Source: Bijou Basin Ranch|
I sewed a project bag out of Downton Abbey fabric; realized how grateful I am to have a sewing machine when my favorite jeans ripped in the weirdest spot.
I check out Nimblestix, a new social networking site for spinners.
I Knit NYC KAL: together with Craft Stash and Yarngasm, we are celebrating our love of NYC this Spring!
To play along:
- Knit any pattern using yarn/ fiber dyed by a NY state based indie dyer
- Knit the special featured pattern (below)
Triboro Hat and Cowl by Amy Tyszkiewicz
|Yarn from Jill Draper Makes Stuff|
|Into the Whirled Fiber: Children of Time on Wensleydale|
|Yarn from 716 Knits|
Laura is coming to NYC! We are both going to Rhinebeck!
Speaking of fiber festivals, check out Long Island Fleece and Fiber Fair.
Want to go? There is a bus from NYC to the festival, too!
PS. I'm heading to Greece this summer, and I will be scoping out the craft scene there. Any tips for packing 5 weeks worth of clothes in one carryon?