I was working on some crochet toys but decided to unravel them all as they looked a little too scary for children, yes it is possible, I somehow spawned demon looking crochet dolls that were meant to look like cute cuddly foxes. And I'm certain all that time of unravelling imprinted itself in the subconscious… Continue reading Nightmares, knitting, and tea
I must be the worst blogger ever 🙂 I've been busy I swear! Getting ready to get back into uni and finally finish that archeology degree, and knitting/crocheting a bunch of things, I've finished a few pairs of socks, started up on a new blanket and began a new sweater (kids size). Its going to… Continue reading Cats and Sweaters
It's started, many knitters I've come across here say it started in america, this 'sock fever' business. I'm glad its caught on here because I never thought I would enjoy knitting socks. I tried dpns and also tried knitting on one long circular needle to no avail, I just wasn't enjoying it. I was shying… Continue reading Sock Fever
Well that was a journey and a half, which still left me with about half a ball of yarn...that green shawl I've been knitting has finally been finished. I was waiting for an order to arrive from Denmark before I blogged again, it was several balls of Holst Garn which I wanted to share my thoughts about… Continue reading The Green Shawl -Spinning – and Yarn
Ugh! It's one of those days that all I seem to be doing is knitting backwards, ripping out rows, and re-knitting...only to loose my stitch markers (on circular needles) and start all over again. It's a very humid day today, and the only refuge I can get from the heat is to hop into my… Continue reading Knitting backwards…
I'm finally beginning to navigate this wordpress thing a little more efficiently than usual. Generally I'm not too great at these social things. I don't even have tv (which I guess isn't very much a social thing when you think about it anyway) but all in all I'm not too great at keeping up with anything that connects me… Continue reading Casting on.
Hello crafty little foxes, Lately I acquired a very beautiful fleece from a young (and very adorable) alpaca by the name of Jumbo. His fleece was just absolutely beautiful, quite fine and a very good staple length, as well as a nice crimp:) i spent the afternoon skirting the fleece and preparing it to be soaked,… Continue reading Another day another fleece