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…

easy being

It was only a couple of hours after I wrote up my last post before I was spinning, plying, and finishing the spinning project that I was so worked up about. Sometimes they’re just totally addictive! We had plenty of episodes of bad TV stored up, so I just worked through the remaining fiber until it was done, since I was so excited to see…

sneak peeks

May 13th, 2010 social, spinning

I finished my spinning project, and here it is in its final glory! Actually, since it’s my creation, all I can see are its flaws, but I’m pretty sure it looks like a bloggable skein of handspun to the rest of you. It’s my first skein after a long spinning hiatus, so some inconsistency is of course forgivable. And then there’s the fact that part…

murphy’s law

Dec 29th, 2009 etsy, knitting, spinning

It’s good to have knitterly friends. I was running full-steam-ahead into making the same blogging blunder I always do, namely getting so excited about starting a spinning project that I tear up the roving before taking any pictures, but Heidi totally had my back because she had taken a “stash” picture of the fiber before gifting it to me. Nevermind the fact that the gift…

sunny boy

Dec 15th, 2009 etsy, spinning

I feel like such an accomplished blogger right now. Not only do I have a finished skein of handspun to share, but I also have “before” pictures of the spinning fiber which I actually remembered to take before I got started. Huzzah! Before and after pictures in every pot! It all started with a “Marianne Dashwood Roving” from Yarn Love, purchased with glee and a…