truly tempting

May 4th, 2010 memes, pets, spinning

If you haven’t guessed from my blog silence, I’ve been really busy lately. Lots of behind-the-scenes stuff that keeps me occupied and interested, but makes for really lousy blog content. When I’m busy like this, my knitting usually DOESN’T suffer. I *need* it to keep me going! My spinning, however, hasn’t been so lucky. I haven’t touched my wheel in a long time, and I’m…

in deep

Aug 1st, 2008 swaps, yarn p8rn fridays
smooshy

For today’s Fiber Friday, I have a recent acquisition– I was a lucky winner over on Radiant Twist‘s recent contest. All I had to do was cast my vote for which fiber she should work on spinning (an easy choice in my opinion ;-) and I ended up with some great new sock yarn. Radiant Twist is having another contest currently, and the prizes this…

gift giveaways

May 10th, 2008 knitting, memes, swaps

Congratulations to Debbie and Katie O., your numbers came up in the random generator to win the stitch marker giveaway! I’ve emailed you and hope to hear back soon so I can get your prizes off on their way to you. Everyone has been so obliging and excited about the new giveaways site, so I am definitely going to go ahead with my high-stakes drawing…

sock status

May 6th, 2008 knitting

Here’s the status of my current “purse project,” the second Annetrelac sock using Noro Kureyon Sock in color 188. I decided to knit the second sock in a whole different colorway, since I had cut up the first ball to use only certain colors on the sock, and there was no hope of making two matching socks with it. So I figured I’d make two…

Crochet and Knit Giveaways!

May 5th, 2008 crafts, memes, other, swaps

Have you heard about the new site Crochet and Knit Giveaways? It’s a neat plan to get all those generous knitsters on the web grouped up in one place for awesome contests and freebies. The idea is that if enough people are visiting and using the site, then they’ll be able to attract sponsors with awesome pro gifts (and maybe yarn?). In the meantime, it’ll…