This Little Ziggy

After a recent trunk show at Stash, I was smitten with the Ziggy hat from PDXKnitterati. Lorajean of Knitted Wit had some small skeins of her polwarth silk blend wound up, and we got to pick and choose colors, which is always fun. I went with my standard color combo of purple and green, with … Continue reading This Little Ziggy

Good Company

Going to a yarn event is so much more than the sum of its parts.  Sure there's yarn, classes, events, and a whole lot of knitters.  And those are all wonderful elements, but what I'm talking about is that intangible feeling, the collective excitement of its attendees, the electric frisson that happens when you're in … Continue reading Good Company

Fun at the Fiber Fest

I wasn't sure what to expect as we drove up to the Oregon Flock and Fiber Festival this weekend.  My only other festival experience has been attending Rhinebeck the past two years.  I know that is one of the shows held in high regard, and its size and scope was always a bit intimidating to … Continue reading Fun at the Fiber Fest