Monthly Archives: July 2012

Sunday 7/29…and the beat goes on

The 2012 Ravellenics, Day 3 I let yesterday be yesterday, a lazy, warm, summer Sunday. Which is a nice way of saying I didn’t do as much knitting on Sandrilene as I had planned. Leaderboard (most recent scores at top): Sun 7/29 … Continue reading

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Leaderboard for Saturday 7/28

The 2012 Ravellenics, Day 2 Team Suck Less and Team Doom 2012 share a determined (and wacky) asset in the form of the talented and creatively unpredictable Sandi Wiseheart. Sandi, a first-time Ravellenaut, has worked her way up through the … Continue reading


Let the-Games-that-Shall-not-be-Named Begin

So, the Tour de Fleece ended last week, and I am pretty proud of my efforts. 642 yards of 3-ply silk/BFL, washed and ready to go. I was truly thrilled with how consistent the yarn was overall: During this photoshoot, … Continue reading

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famous mittens and a year older

I woke up to find that I’d made it to the Yarn Harlot’s blog ON MY BIRTHDAY. Or rather, my mittens did. (Nice birthday present, Steph.) The pattern is Spring Has Sprung Mittens, and if you want a kit, the … Continue reading

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finishing and fluff

Important News: Dusty has approved my BFL/Silk batts. He says that anything this close to the colour of his own fur is divine. I know you are all as relieved to hear this as I am. Bins of Batts I’ve … Continue reading

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TdF Day 7: Rolling more-or-less merrily along

Continuing the Saga of the Sweater Batts Once I spun up a three-ply sample from the Romney batts, I started having serious doubts. I wore the sample around my arm for a while, so I could see how we got … Continue reading

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purposeful yarn

Before We Proceed… I’d like to wish my sister Liz a Happy Birthday. Lizzie, don’t believe anyone when they tell you how old you are now. Just pull up a walker beside me and have some tea. They’re all just … Continue reading

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