Pitfalls happen

I had a change of heart on the sock front.  Last time I posted, there was a cuff+ of the Sandalwood Socks by Caitlin Stevens.  Well, that idea got scrapped when I realized how much chart-squinting was involved. Then I went from the proverbial frying pan into the fire.  By deciding to knit from the […]

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Wild Whirl

This is my horns-of-a-dilemma post.  This ISO status for a first-wheel has its twists & turns.  Getting a spindle was easy by comparison.  For example, my Grafton Mala practically fell into my lap at $35 & look what she’s made on the first go: That’s a honking ball when you consider that it’s all BFL […]

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Guild shout-out

It’s been a slow Monday morning & I’m late for a knitting meet-up but just want to quickly point over here.  It’s a post on my Handweaving & Spinning Guild’s blog about member Stella Tang’s wonderful presentation on her handwoven necklaces last Friday. Stella explained her technique to the Guild, and as you can see […]

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Where did January go?

January, over in 2 seconds flat.  Faster than Usain Bolt.  It went out with a spin bang though… There was my visit to the Oakville Handweavers & Spinners Guild meeting last Friday afternoon.  Their blog is here.  It was a Very Cool Experience!  First off, after emailing back & forth, it was great to finally […]

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