Even though I purchased yarn last Friday with the intent to use for Andrea Mowry’s Comfort Fade Cardi, the skeins were not speaking to me. I knew that at this juncture before I even cast on, if I was just meh about the yarn, the cardi was not going to ever make it to cast off, soak and block. Continue reading “Contemplative WIP IT Wednesday”
It is ever so sad the lack of progress I’ve made (you need to look for it with a magnifying glass) with my Spunky Eclectic Club spinning.
All I did in the last two weeks was finish one bobbin of the February 2016 Farmer’s (BFL) Sheepswool in “Aspens.” Then I did manage to spin two of my fiber nests onto bobbin two. Lastly I prepped half of the March 2016 Po-Mo-Silk in “Black Pillar” bump in fiber nests and plunked them into a ziploc bag for safe keeping. Continue reading “Fiber Friday Not So Fab”
Besides not getting a lot of knitting done this week, even less was accomplished with my fiber and on the spinning side. Only 1 oz (quarter of the February 2016 Spunky Eclectic Club bump) is on a bobbin. It’s Farmer’s (BFL) Sheepswool in “Aspens.” But I do find spinning extremely relaxing and therapeutic, which might come in handy as we wait to see how Irma’s journey through Florida shakes out. Continue reading “Fiber Friday”
Over the years, The Prophet, aka college son, seldom requested hand-knit items. There was an authentic Gryffindor scarf to honor his love for Harry Potter along with matching socks. And then a Flame Hat in Tampa Bay Lightning colors. [Unfortunately with selective hearing someone didn’t hear the direction to not wash the hat in a washing machine…felted and shrunk to the point it doesn’t even fit a five-year-old’s head. Tried to show scale in the picture with the Torie & Howard candy container and the small pepper mill.] Continue reading “Fiber Friday”