In this post, Miriam Felton discusses her YarnStories Podcast. I've known Miriam for over a decade, she was one of the first designers I ever emailed (I'm amazed she still talks to me). Miriam is an talented knit designer, teacher, artist, and friend. I love podcasts and their place in our making … [Read more...] about in their own words: Miriam Felton / YarnStories Podcast
Occasionally I gather links of interest together for one post instead of just sharing on social media. Here are a few that recently caught my attention. General Interest It's time! Tickets for the 2016 New York Sheep & Wool Festival are now on sale! It's October 15 & 16th. If that alone weren't … [Read more...] about … around the web
I planned to do a nice tutorial about weaving in ends for both knit and crochet this week, using my granny log cabin as my example. Unfortunately mother nature had other plans, a nor'easter has blown through and getting decent photos proved impossible. When I tried again this afternoon because the … [Read more...] about technique tuesday: weaving in ends
As evidenced by photos and posts over the past few months, I like Happy Fuzzy Yarn. I helped the owner Riin at our industry trade show this past May and after spending three days immersed in her colourful yarns and fibres, I was in love. While I've written a bit about Happy Fuzzy Yarn, I thought I … [Read more...] about Does yarn make you happy?
I recently had the pleasure of test knitting for the awesome Miriam Felton. That pattern is now available and I'm really excited about it. Footie socks provide just enough coverage to be comfortable with clogs, toms, or just wandering around the house. I knitted two pair so far and see many more in … [Read more...] about designing friends: footie socks by miriam felton