Another thing I have to tell you! I took a 2-hour class last Saturday on learning to spin yarn with a drop spindle. I have been wanting to learn how to spin for ages now, but there are several barriers that have to be cleared first. Learning to spin with a drop spindle seemed . . . → Read More: Drop Spindle Class
Oh I have so many things to talk about! But let me start with a time-sensitive thing that I should have told you last week: the Great Cowl KAL by designer Liz Abinante of Feministy.
You may know Abinante from some of her earlier designs: I know people who have knit Saroyan, the . . . → Read More: The Great Feministy Cowl KAL
Sorry – I didn’t have time to play during the work week. And when I got home from a long day Saturday, I just didn’t feel like it. More Sims Sunday next week, I promise!
Can I placate you with a kitty picture?
Hand-knit socks have a pretty hard life at my house. I wear them exclusively, every day, and I’ll be honest with you: these days, I always machine wash them.
During “wood stove season” (roughly October through April) I hang them up to dry. In the months when I’m not heating my house, there’s . . . → Read More: Another Pair of Socks Bites The Dust
I took a few days to let it settle in, and it seems to fit: Cinnamon. Because she has those reddish brown tones in her coat, and because she is a little bit spicy (but only a little bit). It’s also a name from the C generation of Alphabettis that sorta stuck with me.
. . . → Read More: And The Winning Cat Name Is…