Yarn Lust

I've been wanting to get to this space all week, to tell you about my magical, yarn-filled weekend.  It was like Candy Land, but with yarn. I went to Vogue Knitting LIVE to represent Stash, and expected to have a great time.  What actually happened was so personally satisfying and thrilling, it blew my wool … Continue reading Yarn Lust

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Churchmouse Yarns and Tea

I got my first taste of the Churchmouse brand while at a fiber festival a couple of years ago.  Their knitting patterns are exquisite, and I fell in love with their style immediately.  When we were planning our trip to Seattle, I just knew we needed to take a ferry ride over to Bainbridge Island to … Continue reading Churchmouse Yarns and Tea

Yarn Along:: Shopping the Stash

I'm joining Ginny at Small Things for another Yarn Along, sharing my knitting and reading pleasures. This week's book seems to fit right in with my goal of knitting from stash. The plan was to work my way through the cotton blends I bought last spring and summer, and so far I'm doing just that. On … Continue reading Yarn Along:: Shopping the Stash

At the Market

This morning we decided to venture out to the farmer's market for the first time this season.  It's a hot and steamy day here in New England, but the market was well shaded and had a breeze.  Shopping--and then eating--turned out to be quite pleasant.  There was myriad vegetables available: mostly greens, a few radishes, … Continue reading At the Market

Challenged

I am woefully behind on knitting a sweater for a Knit-Along I joined this month.  In fact, when the month started, I wasn't even close to choosing what pattern to make, let alone knitting it!  I was vacillating between several patterns, but in the end decided to make Coraline by Ysolada Teague.  The pattern fit … Continue reading Challenged