Monthly Archives: May 2009

Knit on

So my love of my new loom has been pretty prominent lately, but I do still knit. I recently finished up a baby blanket out of Comfort Worsted and gifted it to the sweetest little two-month-old lady I’ve seen lately. … Continue reading

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Two scarves in two weeks?!?

Honestly, this weaving business is so much fun that it feels like cheating. I like scarves. I really do. I just don’t have that many because I *hate* to knit them. So boring. Going on and on and on and … Continue reading

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Week One with the Loom

It’s been a week since I bought my Ashford Knitter’s loom, and I’m enjoying it tremendously. It was a very busy week, so I didn’t have quite as much fibery time as one would expect with both my roommates out … Continue reading

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The blanket is all done…

and there are pictures! I especially love the ones of the kitties on the blanket. Thanks Renee for the coordinating and seaming goodness!

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I own a loom!

I’ve been looking for a new challenge, something to occupy some time and give me a new creative outlet for the stress in my life. Something therapeutic. I thought about trying spinning more, maybe going for a wheel, but that … Continue reading

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I love my new shrug!

This is my finished Unshaped Shrug. I’m very pleased with it. I added an extra repeat to the width, and just tried it on as I went to get the perfect side-to-side length. I decided in the end to forego … Continue reading

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Community awesomeness

Revknits has started putting together our Afghans for Afghans blanket. It’s so cool to think of this thing being a collaborative effort between 11 other knitters and myself! She’s got pictures of assembly in progress over at her blog. It’s … Continue reading

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Mistakes were made.

I’ve spent most of my knitting time this week working on a cotton shrug using Henry’s Attic Inca Cotton. I’m using the Unshaped Shrug pattern. It’s just scrumptious. The shrug has worked up VERY quickly. It went without a snafu … Continue reading

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One of my favorite blogs is having a contest…

I love watching Barb’s sheep over at Sheep Gal. She’s having a contest to celebrate the release of her new dyeing book. Enter the contest and watch the videos of the little lambs – they make me smile so much.

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I love fiber festivals!

The 2009 Connecticut Sheep and Wool festival was last weekend in Tolland, CT. My friend Lara and I went up there, and it was a ton of fun! There were beautiful sheep. The ones waiting to be sheared looked quite … Continue reading

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