Hello All! If you are just tuning in and wondering what this yarn hop thing is about, check out yesterday's post. All caught up? Let's talk about day two. When I'd first proposed this scheme to my adventure buddies, I had no expectation of them spending an eight hour day with me, let alone signing … Continue reading Yarn Hop Day Two
Hello dear readers! After getting myself into a grump thinking about Thanksgiving, I did my best to return to a better mood with lots of knitting. That helped a lot, and discovering that 10 Things I Hate About You is now on Netflix erased all the rest of my grumpiness. Today, I bound off my … Continue reading Yarn Hop
Happy Thursday Knitters! Here in Kansas summer and fall are still duking it out in a battle of cool nights, muggy mornings, and afternoon sun, but I've begun to wade into my stack of fall magazines and patterns. It's a bit overwhelming. Fall is the season that most designers live for, and there is so … Continue reading Similar But Not the Same
Here we are, knitters, in the middle of the year. This holiday weekend is billed as the epitome of vivacity by cooking and lifestyle magazines, but here in Kansas it has been uniformly dour. Some rain, but mostly just solid, dull clouds and a cool wind. Malthus and I are on the couch, listening to … Continue reading In the Middle
Thank you all for your patience, everyone! Camera, light, and yarn finally came together, and here we have it: my spoils from the Knitting in the Heartland vendor hall. I tried to be really, really practical and look at everything twice before pulling out my credit card. I did look at everything twice, but...I may … Continue reading The Yarn Fumes Got Me
(Title thanks to the Decemberists) Happy New Year to you all, dear readers! Twenty fifteen was a big year. Querido and I got married. We explored our new home state. We were lucky enough to be able to join two sets of friends in celebrating their weddings, and sent our well-wishes to two others. There … Continue reading Let’s Commence to Coordinate our Sights
Greetings, dear readers, from the land of the barely awake. Few words this morning, but I have pretty things to show you. Lovely KnitCircus gradient yarn that came in the bag of funder goodies from the Great Northern Knits Kickstarter. A Talamu shawl, with the end in sight.