Over the years, we've worked to improve the energy efficiency of our old house. My basement studio was once one of the coldest spaces. It's now much warmer, however, I still face a unique challenge when I sit at my desk for hours. The solid wood work surface and metal supports underneath tend to retain cool overnight temperatures. This means that if I rest my arms on the desk while I'm working, they end up chilled pretty quickly and … [Read more...] about a new knit cardigan
hand knit indie yarn socks are finally finished. Stay home! Wear a mask! … [Read more...] about socks!
stay at home, stay safe.motorize the ball winder,this is a yarn cake. … [Read more...] about motoring
After months of neglect, my spinning wheel was displaying a thick coating of dust. Every day I looked at it and thought that I should spin, but without a specific project in mind other than an overflowing bin of spinning fiber, I wasn't sure how to return to regular practice. I was delighted to discover that Jillian Moreno planned to host a low-key sample along. What a wonderful way to ease back into the practice of regular … [Read more...] about spinning sample along
I've been working on learning to work with a knitting machine since April. It requires a different mindset, and above all else, patience. Often I find myself knitting each project twice because I was not disciplined to be mindful of each step and tried to rush. I'm not very good at the patience part. … [Read more...] about lessons in patience & (machine) knitting