Since most of you who are interested in joining in on the Arachne KAL seem to feel like sooner is better, let’s cast on this Saturday – April 4! Also, I’m kind of hot to get started myself 🙂 A bit later this week I’ll post some links to technique videos that might be helpful… Continue reading Arachne KAL and Also Puppies
Karen at NothingButKnit posted another great Q & A on her blog today, and I thought I’d share it and my answers here. Karen’s questions: How are you filling your time at home? Are you cleaning out your closets? Crafting? Maybe trying out new recipes? Have you discovered anything worth watching? My local cable company… Continue reading Quarantine Q&A
Sewing friends, I have a problem and need your expertise and advice. This is my Starfleet Science Officer bathrobe, which I have had for many years, and which is no longer in production. For obvious reasons, I want to use it until it is completely falling apart and no longer functional. The spot at the… Continue reading On The Mend
Guys guys guys guys guys guys! Andi Satterlund (designer of Arachne and many, many more retro fabulous patterns) is giving away one free pattern per person on Ravelry today through March 31! She gives details of the offer in an Instagram post today, but essentially, use code STAYHOME in her Ravelry shop and download your… Continue reading Arachne Newsflash!
About a month or so ago, I got a shipment of samples from a new-to-me tea company, August Uncommon. Well, I have had at least two cups of each of them and can tell you first off – there were no bad teas in this whole batch. There were a few that I wouldn’t reorder,… Continue reading Tea for Two: August Uncommon
I have been looking at my yarns for Arachne and thinking that the gray is not quite what I was dreaming of for this project. I am looking for something a little more blingy, just for the spiderweb part of the pattern. Then I remembered one of my LYSs had some yarn with sparkle in… Continue reading Halloween Sparkle, and Some Whine with my Cheese
Its been a random sort of day in a random sort of week. Having just got back from one work trip, I’m off again tomorrow, this time to Fairbanks. So I’m kind of out of sorts. Yesterday DH and I went downtown for the Fur Rondy parade, and other wacky fun. More about that in… Continue reading It’s On Random