My mind likes to wander and then hyper fixate on the strangest things sometimes. This weekend while browsing Etsy I came across a baby doll pattern that I remembered I had bought several years ago. I printed the pattern pieces and ordered some fleece in several skin tones to pick up at my local shop.… Continue reading Fleece, fiberfill and baby dolls
This weekend I decided to get my needle felting supplies out and work on a few projects. I used a kit I got for Christmas to make a cute calico kitty in a pink bunny suit, which was instantly stolen by Miss 4 year old and put in her secret box of goodies - so… Continue reading Gotland sheep
Last week I skipped posting since the only thing I've worked on is my Llama Drama shawl. I was able to finish it tonight and even got ends woven in, washed and it's on the blocking mats. Blocking shawls is definitely not a skill I'd say I'm proficient in since I don't knit shawls on… Continue reading Early Wednesday posting
This spinning project basically spun itself right off my wheel. This is from Blue Moon Alpacas on Etsy. 4 ounces of 23 micron merino and sparkle. "Once upon a time" colorway. I'll measure the yardage after it gets a soak. WPI is currently between a lace and light fingering weight but I expect it to… Continue reading Sparkly spinning
I finished my lollipop yarns stripey socks. Colorway is Charisma. Just a basic top down with 68 stitches, slip stitch heel flap with rounded square turn and standard toe. I cast on for another pair with more lollipop yarn but I may finish a different sock wip that has been hiding in the ufo pile.… Continue reading Sunday socks!
After I finished hats for both hubby and my dad in December, I had yarn left from my Gotland lamb handspun yarn. While cleaning for the New Year, I found some previous handspun from when I first got my Spin-E-Kube wheel. It was 144 yards of a worsted-ish weight yarn, (10 wpi falls between worsted… Continue reading Three weeks of crafting – pt. 4
Yay middle kiddos fingerless mitts are done. I'm excited to have another FO and free needles. Can't wait to see her face when she tries them on. Until next time, Laugh often, love deeply, and knit the day away!
I finished knitting my dad's hat with my handspun. This yarn is an Aran weight spun from Gotland lamb roving. There was quite a bit of vegetable matter in the fiber still and I got most of it out while spinning but found some while knitting. I spun this on my Spin-E-Kube espinner. I have… Continue reading Dad’s Christmas hat
I just finished weaving in the ends on my husband's late birthday / early Christmas socks. The yarn was nice to knit with and I have plenty to make another project or two with the left overs. I might make a pair of mittens or a slouch hat. For now, I need to finish a… Continue reading Hubby’s socks are done!