Fuzzy Happy Projects with my First Handspun

The last time I posted (seriously, has it been over a month already?), I wrote about plying my first mini-skein of handspun yarn.  Last week, which was the week of Thanksgiving, I took a few vacation days to give myself the entire week off of work.  I needed time to rest and recharge.  Obviously, that means doing all the crafts.  I did a lot of knitting, of course, along with working on my needlepoint almost every night after barely touching it for months.  One of the first things I did, though, was finish spinning and plying that natural-colored merino/alpaca fiber.  I endedContinue reading

WIP Wednesday: SSKAL15 Sweater and Socks Galore!

I doubt this will be a weekly series as I get bored of writing (and reading) the same things week in and week out, but I did want to write up a WIP Wednesday this week.  I have more projects going on than usual because I had gotten bored of my sweater project and caught a case of startitis. My main focus right now is my Portage cardigan.  My start to the project happened to coincide with the start of the Summer Sweater KAL, so I am entering it in that.  The KAL ends September 9th and, while the rules of the KALContinue reading