I have finished knitting my Taiyo Shawl, and now it’s blocking time! Time to get out the mats, pins, and wool wash. I’m anxious to see how this piece’s lace section open up. Unfortunately, I ran out of the Taiyo yarn about 2/3 of the way through. I should know better by now, but the […]Read More Taiyo Shawl: Blocking Time!
I love Noro yarns. I love the funky colorways and the variations in the yarn itself. I know it’s pricey, but I get it about once a year as a treat for myself. This year, it’s the Noro Taiyo Sock yarn (that is being discontinued by the way) that I bought at the Ball & […]Read More WIP: Taiyo Sock Sleeveheart Shawl
I did something that I hadn’t done for a long time last Thursday; I went to a local yarn store! I ended up at Ball & Skein in Brickerville, PA, which I have enjoyed going to before. Above is what I got. First, I got two balls for the Frog Tree Yarns suri fingering weight […]Read More Wednesday Stash Flash!
I was recently in a dance recital, and my partner and I for one of the numbers I were in needed something for our hair. We decided to wear black and red, and our choreographer suggested pretty fascintors. I thought, hey, I can make those! So I did. Feathery fascinators are fun to make, and […]Read More Feathery Fascinators
Yup! We did! My husband Sam and I bought our first house on Friday. It was a quite a long process to get there, but we did it! Settlement wasn’t as scary as I thought it would be. It was a lot of signing, a lot of explanations by the settlement agent as to what […]Read More So, we bought a house.