A nice big yarn-cake of pretty. Wooly Wonka Fibers silk/merino laceweight. Pattern calls for 1500 yards of yarn. It will probably take me all summer to knit this up. Seriously, this seems HUGE to me compared to most cakes of yarn that I wind. To be expected, it’ll be a LONG time before I get [...]
May 21st, 2010 1 Comment
November 2nd, 2009 No Comments
Winners! — St-Denis Yarns Yippee! I just won a yarn sample. What fun! Can’t wait to get it in the mail. It’s going to be a fun pick me up. Thanks Veronik!
July 6th, 2009 1 Comment
Recently took a trip to Boston area for a friend’s wedding. It was a short 4 days including the two days on the road. We borrowed a GPS from a friend which really came in handy and suffered mostly time in the pouring rain. However the day of the wedding was great so that’s really [...]
April 30th, 2009 4 Comments
As expected, had a fantastic time at frolic. I didn’t really have much in mind to get anything save for maybe some DIC baby. Perhaps not surprisingly, my interest again was in lace. Here’s a show of the goodies. And I love the new goknit bag. It’s HUGE. awesome. DIC Baby in Dusty Rose & [...]
October 18th, 2008 2 Comments
I’ve been trying to make sure I try to have some fun whenever I can. I took the chance on Friday during the day to head to the creativFestival for a quick two hours and check out the market floor. I came home with some goodies. It was a sad showing for needlework. I’m glad [...]
June 2nd, 2008 1 Comment
Edited 12:52pm: added new website address. Saturday was the preview for the PassionKnit Annual Yarn Sale. The sale runs for all of June – Their new website. [Thanks Patty!] their website is down. (a real pet peeve of mine! Why have a site if you’re not going to keep it up or update it! But [...]
March 20th, 2008 1 Comment
Went to Lettuce Knit yesterday to pick up the silk thread that was put aside for me earlier in the week. It wasn’t until I got home that I realized that it’s not Silk Thread but Silk Thread II! It’s got a little less yardage so now I’m not sure if I’ve enough for Simurgh. [...]
March 4th, 2008 No Comments
It’s been ages, but my languishing unfinished cabled sweater needed to be ripped. I do feel better. It needed to be done. I was this close to ripping out the body and trying again with a different pattern. But I think I’ll give it one more go this year.