Happy fall everybody! Peanut and I (and Querido and the fuzzies) are doing well. The temperature has dropped to a positively frigid 70º in the morning, and Querido and I are turning poor Peanut into a thin-blooded Phoenician by bundling him up for his walk every morning. He's built up quite a layer of his … Continue reading State of the Stash: Third Quarter
Thank you all for your kind comments on my latest FOs! On the other side of the scale, I'm here today to talk about the yarn that's come into my stash in the past few months. You'll recall at the end of the first quarter, I was on my way to breaking even, having already … Continue reading State of the Stash – Second Quarter
Good evening, everyone! I am pushing the limits of my bedtime right now, but the first quarter has passed and April is zooming away, so I wanted to post a check-in on the state of the stash! There have been several additions this year: I already mentioned my handspinning efforts, and if you'd asked, I … Continue reading State of the Stash – First Quarter
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
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.
Thank you all for your comments on Melba’s sweater! She is taking the praise with great composure 😉 I have a FO to show you, just as soon as I get my photographer back. In the meantime, let's check in on the stash. As you'll recall, I ended last year with a lot more yarn … Continue reading About that Stash