Monthly archives: February, 2012

Revitalized and Blog Hub Swap, Day 1

This weekend, I participated in the Craft Yarn Council Certified Instructor’s Program in Knitting.  This 3-day, 15 hour workshop was led by the fabulous Arnetta Kenney (who was also the instructor in 2007 when I went through the certification training for crochet).  She is a wonderful teacher, who is very generous with her feedback and …

Book review and giveaway: Knitting with the Color Guys

This post contains affiliate links. Today I’m reviewing Knitting with The Color Guys: Inspiration, Ideas, and Projects from the Kaffe Fassett Studio by Kaffe Fassett and Brandon Mably.  I also be giving away my review copy, courtesy of Sixth & Spring Books. I first became aware of Kaffe Fassett when I was quilting.  His colorful and creative …

What a Diff’rence a Day Makes

On Saturday night, I was ready to dump this cabled hat project for my dad (details here and here; pattern here) because the yarn kept splitting on the needles.  I ripped it out instead, and started it up again with another pair of circulars. It’s amazing what the proper tools can make you feel ready to …