According to Random.org, the winner of Knitting with Icelandic Wool by Védís Jónsdóttir, courtesy of St. Martin’s Griffin is number 24… Evelyn from Project: Stash! I happen to be a big fan of her blog, so check it out if you don’t already read it! Congratulations to Evelyn, and thanks to everyone who entered.
You may have noticed I haven’t posted a Year of Projects update for the last two weeks. I have been following along with my favorite YOP bloggers, but I think I’m taking a break from the Year of Projects for a while. I say “I think” because this has been something I’ve debated about for […]
Remember this? I started this knit hat design during Knit and Crochet Design Week. (You can find my posts here: Intro/Kickoff, Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4, Day 5, and Day 6.) Somewhere along the way, I decided that I wasn’t pleased with the way the decreases were working out. I still haven’t […]
After I posted about the awesome class I took with Jenny King at the Lion Brand Yarn Studio, Evelyn from Project: Stash asked me what I thought of the Studio, since she hadn’t been there yet. I decided that today’s post would feature my favorite NYC yarn shops. I often see threads on Ravelry about […]
(This post is part of my Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class series. You can find my other posts in this series here.) I mentioned on Wednesday that I was planning to take classes with Margaret Hubert and Jenny King this weekend at the Lion Brand Yarn Studio‘s Masters Weekend. What I didn’t know at […]
I’m currently hosting a swap through Ravelry’s Blog Hub group. The purpose of the swap is to share yarn from within our stash with another blogger and attempt to stretch our own creative boundaries by imagining (and hopefully creating) projects using the mysterious yarn swaps we receive. You can read about the yarns we’ve received […]
… at least according to John Gay. Well, I guess it is also true if you are participating in my yarn swap project adventure via Ravelry’s Blog Hub group. Each of us mailed a skein of yarn from our own collection to another blogger. The initial posts from the recipients are here. The stories about […]
On Ravelry’s Blog Hub group, I’m hosting a mystery yarn swap. The task was to identify a yarn in your own stash and mail it to someone else in the group. The recipient is supposed to blog about the yarn and also about any project that comes of this mysterious yarn. To me, this swap […]