Posts Tagged “stash enhancement”

Swatching yet again

By | June 14, 2012

Last month while at Churchmouse I scored a couple skeins of Loft: Oh, such lovely stuff. For a month, those skeins sat on my coffee table where I could pet them daily, and imagine what they might become. Last week I finally wound them into balls, and got started swatching. First up, basic garter and […]

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By | April 24, 2012

Wanna see what I did at Stitches South? On my way to Stitches, I realized I had a chunk of free time on Sunday afternoon before my flight home – enough time to take a class, something I haven’t had a chance to do in years. Edie Eckman graciously said I could sit in on […]

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Proof that my mom does not understand me

By | March 22, 2012

Today’s trip to the mailbox revealed a surprise package from my mom: (What you need to know is that my mom is not a knitter. She’s an enthusiastic gardener – which takes some dedication, given that she lives outside Buffalo, NY – but she doesn’t knit, crochet, sew, weave, or spin. In contrast, I’m all […]

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A pretty package

By | March 18, 2011

Look what came in the mail! It’s from Abundant Yarns—and it came with a surprise. It’s hard to tell in the photo—shoot, it’s hard to tell except in full sunlight—but the marker is a deep purple, to match the yarn. How sweet is that? Actually, much as I love purple, most of the yarn is […]

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Look what Clara made me do

By | March 20, 2010

Like many knitters, I’m on a yarn diet. It’s not that I have a huge stash, but it manages to grow faster than I can knit it. And I don’t really have room for a huge stash. Usually, I’m good about sticking to the yarn diet. I’m strong. I can walk past pretty yarn without […]

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Now what?

By | March 17, 2010

Last fall, I was surprised and pleased when Mona of Dye Dreams asked if I’d like to design a sock for their sock club. Choice of yarn base? Choice of nearly solid colorway? Sure, sign me up! Fast forward to Stitches West, where I had a delightful meeting with Mona and Stephanie, and walked away […]

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