pink person

Nov 4th, 2009 knitting, spinning

Even though I have other projects vying for my attention right now, the neon Jaywalkers are flying off the needles. Something about this pattern just “clicks” with me– I find it easy yet compelling to knit, and the socks practically grow themselves. I finished the first one in near-record time, and am working my way down the second sock. Have you worked with Shibui Sock…

true tweed

Oct 30th, 2009 spinning, yarn p8rn fridays
tweed yarn skeins

I’m totally debating about what to contribute to the Fiber Arts Friday Blog Carnival this week. I’ve got two fibery projects I could show off in this post, and I cannot decide which one! I don’t want to be a bore and showcase my spinning every single week, but it is something I do every week and love. OK, I’ve made my decision… I’ll blog…

start to finish

Oct 23rd, 2009 spinning, yarn p8rn fridays

OK, I’m totally breaking a Skyline Chilly record here. I’m providing both “before” and “after” pictures for the second post in a row! If I’m not careful, y’all are going to get the impression that I dutifully take pictures of my supplies, instead of rushing headlong with fevered excitement into a new project. Don’t be fooled– I’m much more of a “cast on now, ask…

moody hues

Oct 16th, 2009 spinning, work, yarn p8rn fridays
moody hues yarn

Have you checked out the Fiber Arts Friday Blog Carnival? Katy, aka “Alpaca Farm Girl,” hosts it every Friday. As a fiber farmer, she comes at fiber arts from a somewhat different perspective than many of us knitting/Ravelry enthusiasts, so there’s always an interesting mix of fiber arts links of all types to peruse. Also, since spinning is one of my favorite expressions of fiber…

inspired itch

Jul 25th, 2009 knitting, spinning

The thing about my knitting hobby is that it really does run on inspiration. There are times when I’m inspired to work on a project and nothing can impede my progress. Other times, the inspiration disappears for a project, and it can languish in a drawer for months or years. The great part about this is I’ve been producing a fabulous stream of useful and…