Things I have cozied:

Mar 10th, 2011 knitting, work

A lot of inanimate objects tend to develop jackets when there is a knitter around. The most recent victim suspect specimen is the French Press coffee maker in my kitchen, now toastily insulating its content under a shroud of alpaca and Kidsilk Haze: The French Press Cozy knitting came about because I was committing a major knitter’s faux pas: using my hot water bottle cozy…

crtl + S

Nov 18th, 2009 spinning, tutorials

So, I spent several hours yesterday making and editing video for a tutorial. My big plan was to launch my series of video knitting/fiber tutorials with today’s post! It turns out, iMovie ’09 has a known problem – I can’t even call it a bug at this point – where it lacks the “Save” function. It’s supposed to be this seamlessly updating process wherein you…

gray green

Mar 18th, 2009 spinning

Well, I haven’t managed to get in the habit of taking pictures of my fiber before I start a spinning project, but at least this time I can provide a link to the original roving, in case you are interested in how this alpaca fiber looked when I started out. I spun this FreckleFace Fibers roving from the fold, for a somewhat lofty single that…

become bloggable

Jan 9th, 2009 yarn p8rn fridays
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Oops, it looks like I forgot to post this week! I have some things I’ve been meaning to post about, but all of them either need work or knititng time to become more “bloggable,” and time is something I’ve been short on this week. I did start a colorwork mitten with this neat yarn: When I was visiting Connecticut, I spent my holiday gift certificate…

giant guy house socks

Nov 15th, 2008 knitting, work

My strategy in the finish-along (earning stickers by starting quickie new projects while totally ignoring the older ones needing finishing) is working out really well. It only took 2 days to knit these house socks for Rob, and they afforded me a much-needed break from finishing his second glove. Rob really likes the bulky warmth of the Nola’s slippers I made him, but he wanted…