As longtime readers know, my tastes in yarn tend towards earthy and autumnal with the occasional gentle pastel or solid red. But a couple years back, I was living in Kansas and my dearly departed LYS got in HEDGEHOG FIBRES. There was a whole group of us who would meet up at the shop and … Continue reading Something Different
Greetings, readers! It has been two weeks now since Mousie and I returned from yarn school with ALL THE FIBER, and I've been trying to figure out how to unpack the whole experience. The premise of Yarn School is simple: twice a year, a couple dozen fibery people descend on a former school in the … Continue reading Mousie Does Yarn School
We are all tuckered out.
Last weekend, I attended the Knitting in the Heartland conference as a birthday gift for Querido, for whom I may need to knit another sweater after all the fiber I've bought. It was a fabulous birthday present, and a wonderful experience. The members of the Sunflower Knitting Guild were numerous and friendly, the vendor hall … Continue reading Different City, Same Mouse
Almost exactly one year after our wedding, Querido and I finally took our honeymoon. Guess where? LondonLondonLondonLondonLondon (and a smidge of Edinburgh and Inverness too). We had both visited before, but how can you ever have too much of London? In some ways, we were going back. In others, it was entirely new. I would … Continue reading What it Was Like