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…

huggable hot water

Dec 6th, 2008 dyeing, knitting, patterns

Remember when I said I had a project coming up that needed a luxuriously touchable yarn? Here it is, the Huggable Hot Water Cozy, worked up in the soft, fuzzy angora blend, Lorna’s Laces Angel. I use a hot water bottle to warm up the bed (and my toes!) on cold nights, but I wanted something to cover up the weird rubbery texture and the…

touchability

Nov 28th, 2008 dyeing, work, yarn p8rn fridays

If you’ve been reading here for a long time, you probably know by now that I love texture, often judging yarns & their fabrics by their feel over their color, and also that I’m interested in less-ordinary animal fibers: camel, possum, and – in this case – bunnies. It’s no wonder then that I am so in love with this yarn: It’s Lorna’s Laces Angel,…