Archive for July, 2007

red red red!

Admin: A couple of people have been having problems leaving comments. Can you please shoot me an email if you are? Thanks! -=- It’s no secret that red is my favorite color. red merino Can you blame me? This is my first 3-ply on a wheel. The fiber is a kettle-dyed merino from handpaintedyarn.com/Malabrigo. It […]

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Socks In and Out

I’m treading water here, being a bad blogger and correspondent! I hope to catch up this weekend. I’ve somehow managed to finish another pair of socks (flickr and ravelry folk may have already seen them) and another single sock. handspun, handknit Superwash merino dyed by Adrian over at Hello Yarn (colorway: Big Top). 2 ply, […]

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Singles

Oh, the singles, the mateless ones. They get to have fun, hanging out together in a drawer partying all the time. Slowly they pair off as new singles join the club. the singles — here’s the flickr link We’ve had one single move on to paired off and another who has joined the singles club. […]

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Just Spinning My Wheel

I’m planning a sweater knit out of handspun [!], and while I seem to like the immediacy of 2-ply, I know a 3-ply is probably better for the sweater. The problem is, I’ve never spun a 3-ply on my wheel. So I pulled out 210g of merino roving in vermillion (a very accurate description of […]

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Aggravating and Not

Things that have contributed to my RSI pain in the past week: hockey, yardwork, housework, knitting, cooking, dogs, cat, husband, Guitar Hero 2, work, sleep, and the computer. Thing that has not aggravated the RSI: spinning. OK then. a Grafton Fibers merino poof a basket of pre-drafted fiber (half a batt) one bobbin done, fiber […]

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