Everything is Awesome! Jimmy Beans Wool Edition…

Erika Knight Wool

Nothing like returning from a week away (Ireland!), trying to finish a project for a swap, and running out of yarn. What was I thinking? "Just one more knit!!!" is what I was thinking. My adventurous side caught me, I cast on, I had a vision and I started knitting away without thinking about stash implications. Oops. Here is as far as I could get in my mystery project: I needed at least one, maybe two, more skeins of furry purple and 1 skein of black. I also needed eyes... more on that … [Continue reading...]

2014 Midwest Fiber Festivals

Gatsby SAL

Last year my post about upcoming fiber festivals was such a hit, I thought I would do it again this year! Here is what I found upcoming for 2014, if I missed anything big let me know. I focused mainly on festivals and not workshops, etc. Ohio Buckeye Alpaca Show: May 3 & 4 Upper Valley Fiber Fest: May 17 Great Lakes Fiber Show: May 24 & 25 Mid-Ohio Fiber Fair: Aug 2 & 3 A Wool Gathering: Sept 20 & 21 Autumn Fiber Festival: Oct 18   Indiana: The Fiber … [Continue reading...]

Wednesday WIP- Frisson

Frisson WIP

In March BohoknitterChic held a KAL for her latest pattern: Frisson. Being as caught up as I was in too many other projects, I opted out. I was trying to be responsible and not over commit. Then I started seeing some of the amazing shawls that were coming of the needles for those participating in […]

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I’ve Got Mail!


Seriously, the post was good to me this week and last.  Between fiber goodies and nail goodies, I’m one happy lady. First off, my circular loom arrived for my Golden Fleece journey. It is my first ever Majacraft item and I am very excited. Now I need to get working on my courses so I […]

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2014 Sweater Project


I decided this year I would knit at least one sweater. I also assumed it would take me the whole of the year to knit and seam. As I was deciding which sweater to knit, Brittany posted on Ravelry a pairing I could not resist: The Hot Cider Pullover paired with Fleece Artist Woolie Silk […]

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