We had our day at the fair today, and I am beat! Will do a full report tomorrow. But for today I will leave you with this news from the world of big Alaska vegetables! You may be wondering “Should I spend my precious time reading about big vegetables?” If so, allow me to tempt… Continue reading Yes, We Do Have Big Veggies in These Here Parts
Nope, not a yarn-based tragedy, but rather a yarn shop near Anchorage! In spite of this shop being in the next town over (Eagle River, for those familiar with Anchorage and its environs), I have never been to this shop until today. We have some perfectly good yarn shops in Anchorage, so it hasn’t been… Continue reading The Tangled Skein
There’s not much knitting progress to show you today. Clue 4 of the Perfect Blend shawl has not come in yet, so no changes there. The intarsia-in-the-round socks are in progress! I have halfway through the intarsia part of one of them, but right now it looks like a wad of double point needles with… Continue reading A Floral Interlude
This past week I went to Seward, AK for work, and managed to squeeze in a visit to one of my favorite yarn shops in AK – A Flyin’ Skein! This is a pretty good yarn shop – certainly pretty amazing for being in a small town – with great stock and a friendly proprietress.… Continue reading A Flyin’ Skein in Seward, AK
Whew! It’s been a whirlwind couple of weeks since I last posted. Week before last, I was on a work trip, where no notable knit-related things happened. The trip was to a town without a yarn shop or much of a knitting community as far as I could see. However, I did finish two small… Continue reading Quite a Few Weeks
An exciting new yarn shop just opened up in Anchorage – Wooly Mammoth! For anybody familiar with the downtown Anchorage shops, Wooly Mammoth is an offshoot of Quilted Raven, which is right across the street. For anybody not familiar with Anchorage downtown shops, Quilted Raven is an awesome Alaska theme quilt/sewing/fabric shop, well worth… Continue reading Wooly Mammoth – new shop!