Tag: Knitalongs

Episode 12 | Colonial Knitting

The next Socks-for-Mum podcast has been uploaded. In this episode I show my newly finished Diamond Fizz Shawl and I chatter about the Fern and Feather sweater.  There is a prize draw.  I share a little bit about knitting in Colonial times – yep,… Continue Reading “Episode 12 | Colonial Knitting”

Colossal Shawl Deadlines in April

Even though the date on the calendar indicates spring has arrived for most in the United States, we still have snow showers in the Rockies.  I’ve wanted to do nothing more than knit lace lately.  I suppose it is my sub-concious longing for warmer weather. April was… Continue Reading “Colossal Shawl Deadlines in April”

Fantastic Friday Fiber

I’ve missed the last two Friday Fiber events so I was excited to get back together with friends for a bit of spinning and fiber talk. One of our members is opening up an eclectic bakery/cafe/art studio/class place in Guffy, a mountain town near… Continue Reading “Fantastic Friday Fiber”

You Need to Read Yarn Along

Several books have been read since I last joined Ginny and her peeps on a Yarn Along.  After reading Kate Atkinson’s two books about the Todd family, A God in Ruins and Life After Life I thought needed something a little more uplifting – not that Atkinson’s… Continue Reading “You Need to Read Yarn Along”

Colorful Bumbling Indecisiveness

There is a mystery shawl knit along about to start that I will be participating in and I am in a state of indecision.  Anyone who knows me, knows I vacillate when it comes to choosing colors – should I pick this one? that one?… Continue Reading “Colorful Bumbling Indecisiveness”

Ambiguous Cowl – Clue Three

Part 3 brings me to the inside of the cowl that will be folded to the wrong side of the Front.  The pattern on the front of the cowl had a decidedly traditional look whereas the inside has a modern flare.  The inside chart has much less stranding… Continue Reading “Ambiguous Cowl – Clue Three”

Knittin Along Singing a Song

I woke up today to three inches of snow on the ground! Imagine that! The weather man said it was supposed to be a nice sunny day, too. It was very pretty. Later that afternoon I walked down to the mailbox to get the… Continue Reading “Knittin Along Singing a Song”