Linen Stitch Scarf WIP

I have a lot of fingering weight yarn left over from different projects, and they really don’t go together, with the exception of a linen stitch scarf.  Here’s the yarn I’m working with. See?  Not really a matching set.  The purple/blue is from Allie’s dress, the brown is from a pair of socks I knit […]

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Yarn Mill Ends

I have discovered yarn mill ends.  I often walked by them at A.C. Moore and passed them apprehensively.  It wasn’t until I saw that a fellow crafter had bought a bag of really cool fancy red yarn for really cheap did I become interested in it. I bought some on Sunday. I got two one […]

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Handspun Hat

I finally put some of the handspun I made on my drop spindle to good use.  I knit myself a hat, of course. I used the three skeins that I have acquired through spinning of the natural wool roving I had been working with.I love the natural rustic colors with the unevenness of the yarn.  […]

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Views from SAFONA

 The Fifth Annual SAFONA Fiber Festival was quite lovely!  It was a tad smaller than it was last year, but there were some familiar faces and new people to strike up a conversation with.  What was remarkable about this year’s SAFONA festival was that my DH VOLUNTARILY…I repeat…VOLUNTARILY came along.  His reasoning?  He was wanted […]

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Yarn is not a dog toy.

We made it to the Outer Banks!  It’s beautiful here.  We had a good trip down, and are getting ready to settle in for the evening meal.  This is also my first experience knitting with a dog around.  Alfred is my aunt and uncle’s dog, and is on vacation with us.  He was quite curious […]

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Now, YOU win something!

Ludicraft is coming up on it’s 150th post!  To celebrate, I thought I’d have a quick contest/giveaway.  Interested?  If you are, leave me a comment below.  Here’s the awesome stuff you could win! A skein/ball/hank of NICE new yarn. A small knit item by yours truly. Some coffee or tea (specify which in your comment) […]

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