Spinning a Yarn: My Organic Cotton Hand-Knitted Twin Set for Style Imitates Art

Spinning a Yarn: My Organic Cotton Hand-Knitted Twin Set for Style Imitates Art

Hi Everyone, This is a spontaneous and unplanned post. I participate in a newly discovered challenge (on my part) that is spearheaded Daenel of Living Outside the Stacks, Kim of Fierce Fashion, and Salazar of 14 Shades of Grey. Twice a month they they take turns picking a work of art or a piece of [...]

To The Canyon We Went

To The Canyon We Went

Packing for our big adventure to the Grand Canyon was a challenge. In retrospect, both Michael and I took too much. For myself, I wanted things that would take me from the Grand Canyon’s cooler North Rim to the warmer South Rim. On Southwest Airlines, we have one checked bag each which meant that I [...]

Spinning a Yarn-My Counterpane Sweater or “The Beast”

Spinning a Yarn-My Counterpane Sweater or “The Beast”

My Beast-The final knitted on band balances the counterpane squares with a nice vertical look I have just finished a new jacket that I have christened “The Beast”. I designed it using ideas that I teach in my knitting class, “Take The Pain Out Of Counterpane.” If you are not familiar with counterpane, here is [...]

Spinning a Yarn-Seeing Purple (for quite a while now)

Spinning a Yarn-Seeing Purple (for quite a while now)

  What started out as a small project for my newly adopted Poodle Sophia turned into a two-year marathon for my youngest daughter?  I vaguely remember how all of this started.  In the beginning, I dyed some of my machine spun Shetland yarn to make a sweater for Sophia.  The people who spun it (some [...]